BC Assembly of First Nations Supports Annual Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2017By webmasterPress Release

(Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Territory/Kamloops – September 29, 2017) Tomorrow is Orange Shirt Day. It is a day to honour and recognize survivors and those that attended residential school. Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity to create meaningful discussion about the effects of residential schools and the legacy they have left behind. It is a dialogue … 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

BCAFN Observes United Nations International Day of the Indigenous Peoples of the World

August 11, 2017By webmasterPress Release

(Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Territory/Kamloops – August 11th, 2017) The theme for this year’s Day of Indigenous People marks the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, which occurs on Wednesday September 13th, 2017. This important tool is an instrument of recognition and reconciliation for Indigenous People here in British … Read More

BC Wildfire Update, July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017By BCAFN STAFFUncategorized

FNLC BC Wildfire Update: July 19, 2017 Updated as of 4:00 PM, Tuesday July 19, 2017 Updates: BC’s State of Emergency status has been extended by an additional two weeks (August 2nd) As of Wednesday July 19, 2017, there are 155 wildfires burning across B.C.15 of these fires are threatening communities. 15 First Nations communities … Read More


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