Final Notice for 2nd BCAFN Women’s Dialogue Session

October 20, 2017By webmasterNews

The BC Assembly of First Nation (BCAFN) will be hosting our 2nd Women’s Dialogue Session on November 1-2, 2017 at Harrison Hot Springs Resort, located in Sts’ailes territory. The session is intended bring together female Chiefs, councilors, elected tribal leadership, and those in leadership positions within our communities to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches … Read More

BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Reflects on Passing of Yukon Regional Chief Mike Smith

October 20, 2017By webmasterNews

(Secwepemc Territory/Kamloops, BC) – October 20th, 2017 Regional Chief Terry Teegee and the BC Assembly of First Nations are saddened to hear about the passing of Yukon Regional Chief Mike Smith, Shakuni. During this time of mourning, BCAFN extends thoughts and prayers to the Smith family, and to extended family and communities. Regional Chief Smith’s … Read More

BCAFN Summer 2017 Newsletter

August 18, 2017By webmasterNews

We endeavour to provide our membership with an update of active and ongoing areas of BC Assembly of First Nation’s (BCAFN) work and a summary of upcoming meetings/events. Summer 2017 Newsletter

BC WILDFIRE UPDATE, July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017By BCAFN STAFFNews

FIRST NATIONS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Updated as of 4:00 pm, Monday July 17, 2017 UPDATES: As of Monday, July 17, 2017, there are 162 wildfires burning across B.C. spanning greater than 131,000 hectares. Twenty First Nations communities are affected by the wildfires. The wildfires have already displaced around 40,000 people; another 27,000 people have been told … Read More

REGIONAL CHIEF ENCOURAGES ALL TO WEAR ORANGE SHIRTS IN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND HONOUR OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS

September 30, 2016By BCAFN STAFFNews

Today marks ‘Orange Shirt Day,’ a day to commemorate, acknowledge, and honour residential school survivors. Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson stated, “On this day we must reflect on the horrors of the residential school system, and the intergenerational effects on First Nations communities, families, and individuals. We must continue the important work of implementing the 94 … Read More