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FNLC Fully Supports Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation’s Road Restrictions in Response to Decades of Exploitation by Western Forest Products

November 6, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – The First Nations...

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Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous peoples calls on federal and provincial governments to honour and uphold Mi’kmaw fishing rights

Public statement October 28, 2020 The members of our coalition are appalled by acts of...

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Indigenous issues must be at the forefront for newly elected majority government

Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәlilwәtaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/ Vancouver, BC) – Leaders of the First Nations...

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FNLC stands with the Mi’kmaq and calls on Federal Government, Government of Nova Scotia and the RCMP to step in and stop the racist violence

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (a collaborative...

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Death of Youth in Care Sparks Calls by First Nations Leadership and Advocates for Immediate Action

September 29, 2020 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – Date) Regional and...

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First Nations Summit voices support for Mi’kmaq and condemns non-indigenous protests

September 19, 2020 Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/ Vancouver, BC) – The First...

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The First Nations Leadership Council mourns the passing of Ronald “Bud” Sparrow, Indigenous rights defendant

September 15, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership...

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Anniversary of the Global Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: National Implementation More Urgent than Ever

September 11, 2020 The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted...

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The First Nations Summit (FNS) solemnly marks International Overdose Awareness Day and calls on governments...

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First Nations leaders mark International Overdose Awareness Day and call for more action to address BC’s overdose crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 31, 2020 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) —...

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Mourning Dr. Joseph Gosnell

The First Nations Summit (FNS) executive is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Joseph...

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First Nations Leadership Council requests that BC withdraw Bill 17 – Clean Energy Amendment Act (2020)

July 24, 2020 (Xʷmәθkʷәy̓әm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and sәl̓ilwәtaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) — The First Nations...

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