BCAFN Regional Chief Appointed to National Fisheries, Justice & Economic Development Portfolios

December 7, 2017By webmasterNews

(Algonquin Territory/Ottawa, Ontario – December 7, 2017) BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee has been appointed by National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to several AFN Chiefs Committees, including the National Fisheries Committee, the Committee on Economic Development, and the Committee on Justice. These appointments come as First Nations leaders from … Read More

BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Acknowledges Elder Leonard George And Offers Condolences To His Family And Friends

December 7, 2017By webmasterNews

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory/Prince George – December 7, 2017) On Wednesday December 6, 2017 we lost a lifelong leader, elder and friend, Chief Leonard George of Tsleil Waututh Nation. Chief George was an enigmatic and well-respected community leader, businessman, cultural and spiritual leader of the Tsleil Waututh Nation. “On behalf of the BC Assembly of First … Read More

BCAFN Fall 2017 Newsletter

December 6, 2017By webmasterNews

An update of active and ongoing areas of BC Assembly of First Nations’ achievements and a summary of upcoming meetings & events. View the PDF Newsletter

Request for Proposals – Regional Climate Change Coordinator

November 22, 2017By webmasterNews

The BC Assembly of First Nations is seeking a skilled, motivated, and passionate Regional Coordinator to support First Nations locally and regionally with information-sharing, and the identification, coordination, and implementation of climate action, as well as to act as a liaison with other Regions and the AFN National Office. Please note the application deadline of … Read More

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