NEW BCAFN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT VIDEOS

April 11, 2019By Annette SchroeterAnnouncement No Comments

A series of five videos were produced on themes from economic development during the BCAFN Business Forum 2019. Watch the videos: First Nations Business Forum 2019 First Nations Women in Business First Nations Economic Development Economic Development and First Nations Rights and Title Regional Chief Teegee and Economic Development   Producer: Andreas Krebs of Resonant Strategic … Read More

BCAFN CELEBRATES TSAWWASSEN FIRST NATION TREATY TENTH ANNIVERSARY

April 3, 2019By Annette SchroeterPress Release No Comments

Together with the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) and the British Columbia provincial government, the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the TFN Treaty. Since 2009 the Nation has been working to dismantle the federal governance structures imposed under the Indian Act and have implemented their own self-governance processes. “Tsawwassen … Read More

BCAFN REGIONAL CHIEF TERRY TEEGEE STATEMENT ON REMOVAL OF MS. JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD AND DR. JANE PHILPOTT FROM LIBERAL CAUCUS

April 3, 2019By Annette SchroeterStatement No Comments

STATEMENT April 3, 2019 (Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – Apr. 3, 2019) – BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee released the following statement upon the serious upheaval in federal Liberal politics today with the removal of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from caucus: “I am outraged at the heavy-handed … Read More

REGISTER for ALL CHIEFS MEETING ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES April 4, 2019

March 27, 2019By Annette SchroeterUncategorized No Comments

REGISTER INVITATION TO BC FIRST NATIONS APRIL 4, 2019, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, 1133 West Hasting Street.Xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Səli? lwətaʔɬ/Selí? lwitulh(Tsleil-Waututh) Territories, Vancouver, BC For BC Chiefs, leaders and technicians/experts. OBJECTIVE: to review the recent federal legislation Bill C-92: An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and families … Read More

FIRST NATIONS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL HOSTING BC FIRST NATIONS CANNABIS FORUM THIS WEEK IN VANCOUVER

March 26, 2019By Annette SchroeterPress Release No Comments

The event is complete but you can view the webcast!   The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is hosting the BC First Nations Cannabis Forum at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. This event is an opportunity for BC Chiefs, delegates, and experts to discuss the legislative and regulatory framework, First Nations … Read More

BCAFN CELEBRATES WORLD WATER DAY WITH THE TSILHQ0T’IN NATION

March 22, 2019By Annette SchroeterPress Release No Comments

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – Mar. 22, 2019) – The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is celebrating World Water Day with the Tŝilhqot’in and other First Nations in Vancouver today. Chiefs and supporters are holding ceremonies and rallies in events during the day as they stand to protect this life sustaining resource. … Read More

BCAFN YOUTH FORUM – March 29 – 31, 2019

March 18, 2019By Annette SchroeterAnnouncement

The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Youth Representatives will be hosting a Youth Forum on March 29-31, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, in Richmond, BC. The session is intended to bring together BC First Nations Youth to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches with respect to advocating and … Read More