2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

An International Year is an important cooperation mechanism dedicated to raising awareness of a particular...

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First Nations Summit concerned about safety of Wet'suwet'en peoples and others remaining in vicinity of Gidimt'en camp

Following yesterday’s arrests, the leadership of the First Nations Summit (FNS) is concerned about the...

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FNLC DEMANDS OVERHAUL OF SYSTEMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

On Monday Dec.10, the Representative for Children and Youth released the report Alone and Afraid:...

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Treaty Principals sign Accord to transform treaty negotiations in British Columbia

The Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia, and the First Nations Summit (the...

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B.C. government, First Nations will share gaming revenue, co-develop legislation to implement UN declaration

COAST SALISH TERRITORIES/VANCOUVER – B.C. First Nations will share in provincial gaming revenue to support...

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Newly Introduced Environmental Assessment Bill Goes Beyond the Status Quo and Marks Important Step in First Nation – BC Relations

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council recognizes the significant improvements made by...

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Negotiation and implementation of modern-day treaty agreements leading the way in reconciliation and Indigenous rights recognition

 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders were in Vancouver today for the...

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BC First Nations call on Canada and BC for immediate action to restore and protect wild salmon populations

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: BC First Nations gathered last week at the Wild Salmon Summit...

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BC’s most vulnerable sure to pay the highest price following provincial government approval of increases to rental rates

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit (FNS) is voicing concern regarding a...

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Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is Crucial to Canada’s Commitments to Reconciliation: Open Letter to All Senators

Our Nations and organizations urge all Senators to support Bill C-262, a private members bill...

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Federal Court of Appeal decision a clear victory for all Indigenous communities in BC

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit is applauding today’s Federal Court of...

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BC First Nations Leadership Council calls on Provincial Government to intervene with respect to Taseko Mines drilling in Tsilhqot’in Territory

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver, BC:  Last week, the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed the Tsilhqot’in...

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