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Gender Equality Week Feature: Cherlyn Billy

Posted: September 24, 2020

Tag(s): First Nations Women

Gender Equality Week Celebrating First Nations Women: Cherlyn Billy Cherlyn Billy is a member of the Shuswap Nation who has spent over 25 years working in the areas of capacity building, human...read more

Gender Equality Week Feature: Dr. Gwendolyn Point

Posted: September 23, 2020

Tag(s): First Nations Women

Gender Equality Week Celebrating First Nations Women: Dr. Gwendolyn Point Dr. Gwendolyn Point holds a BEd from UBC, an MEd from the University of Portland, a Doctorate in Education from SFU, and...read more

Gender Equality Week Feature: BCAFN Staff

Posted: September 22, 2020

Tag(s): First Nations Women

Gender Equality Week Celebrating First Nations Women: BCAFN Staff How do you see the role of women and gender-diverse individuals in your community and how is it evolving? Sophia IliopulosI think...read more

Gender Equality Week Feature: Pauline Waterfall

Posted: September 21, 2020

Tag(s): First Nations Women

Gender Equality Week Celebrating First Nations Women: Hilistis Pauline WaterfallHilistis Pauline Waterfall is a Heiltsuk woman and ambassador who has spent decades working for access to education...read more

FNLC Climate Emergency Survey Offers Insights on First Nations Perspectives, Impacts & Priorities

Posted: June 18, 2020

Tag(s): Climate Emergency

FNLC Climate Emergency Survey The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) Climate Emergency Survey offers insights regarding the perspectives of First Nations on the climate emergency and related...read more

Regional Chief Teegee Delivers Speech at Black Lives Matter Protest on June 5, 2020

Posted: June 12, 2020

Tag(s): Justice

Deneza, tsaykuza, skyzah, masigh cho, tabi mussi Lheidli T’enneh. Thank you Lheidli T’enneh for allowing us onto your territory; the unceded, unsurrendered territories of the Dakelh people. Masigh...read more

Winter Updates (Jan/Feb 2020): Economic Development, Climate Emergency, Women in Leadership Dialogue & Justice

Posted: February 24, 2020

Tag(s): Climate Emergency, Economic Development, First Nations Women, Justice

Economic Development Last week, BC Assembly of First Nations held another Business Forum in beautiful Lheidli T’enneh Territory (Prince George, BC). After a warm welcome to the territory, the forum...read more

2019 AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (Ottawa) Updates

Posted: January 24, 2020

Tag(s): Children & Families, Climate Emergency, Economic Development

 On Monday, December 2nd, the Chiefs Committee on Economic Development gathered in Ottawa for an all-day meeting at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly. Regional Chief Terry Teegee...read more