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Toronto – The AFN AGA 2012 Host Committee is officially announcing the social and cultural programs scheduled from July 16th to 19th, 2012. Committee member Tap Resources Executive Producer Tuesday Johnson-MacDonald stated, “We are excited to open our arms and share our culture, history and talent with the City of Toronto.”

Eleventh session, New York, 7-18 May 2012
Agenda Item 4(a): Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Speaker: National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo

Joint Statement of Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario, Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), Amnesty International, Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers), Union of BC Indian Chiefs, National Association of Friendship Centres, Treaty 4 First Nations, Amistie internationale Canada francophone.

Toronto (ON) – As many First Nations leaders, councillors and citizens met yesterday in Toronto we were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Chief Randy Kapashesit of the MoCreebec Council of the Cree Nation. Throughout his distinguished career, Chief Kapashesit was committed to improving the lives of First Nations people --- locally, nationally and internationally.