Canada National Chief

Shawn Atleo To Serve A Second Term As AFM's National Chief

CBC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Impact

Shawn Atleo will serve a second term as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations after beating out his competitors in three rounds of voting in...

He's The Man.. Again

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Incumbent Shawn Atleo has been re-elected as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, vowing to assert his people’s rights in Otta...

No Shoo-In

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - From the age of five, Shawn Atleo had leadership of his people thrust upon him.As a hereditary chief in the B.C. First Nation of Ahousaht, he...

Respecting our Aboriginal Peoples: They Were Here First

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

When the Speech from the Throne promised 'concrete action' on Aboriginal issues, I thought the proof would be in pudding -- the 2011 budget. But no, the government had totally abdicated their responsibility for our Aboriginal peoples.