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2017 GCC AGA Draft Resolutions

2017 GCC AGA Draft Resolutions

Resolution 2017-10: Honorarium for Members of the Board of Compensation of the Cree Nation Government WHEREAS by a Resolution adopted at an Assembly of the Board of Compensation of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government on […]

AFN gathering addresses MMIWG difficulties

AFN gathering addresses MMIWG difficulties

Big issues at the 38th Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly held in Regina July 25-27 included the MMIWG Inquiry and the recent memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and National Chief Perry Bellegarde. The […]

No protests, but plenty of politics – and two clowns – at this year’s Cree Nation AGA in Chisasibi

No protests, but plenty of politics – and two clowns – at this year’s Cree Nation AGA in Chisasibi

Every annual general meeting is different and this year was no exception. The biggest difference in Chisasibi Aug. 2-4 was that the large entities, such as the Cree School Board (CSB), Cree Board of Health and Social Services (CHB) and […]

CreeCo and Board of Compensation hold their first-ever AGA in Chisasibi

CreeCo and Board of Compensation hold their first-ever AGA in Chisasibi

Whether it’s a kiss, a goose – or, in this case, an Annual General Assembly – everyone remembers their first. That was certainly the case for CreeCo President and Board of Compensation Chair Jack Blacksmith, who had just presided over […]

Moving past the Indian Act at the AFN’s Annual General Assembly

Moving past the Indian Act at the AFN’s Annual General Assembly

The tone at this year’s annual general assembly of the Assembly of First Nations, with the theme of “Gaining Momentum,” expressed the improving relationship between Indigenous nations, the AFN and the new Liberal government elected last fall. Held in Niagara […]