Federal Government must reject National Energy Board decision to conditionally approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – Leaders of the First Nations Summit are calling...

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International Indigenous Representatives gather for 10th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York – More than one thousand indigenous representatives from...

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First Nations Summit Commends Federal Liberal Government for decision to become a “full supporter” of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – Leaders of the First Nations Summit are commending the federal...

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BC Hydro takes appalling position on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders call on BC Hydro to...

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UN Special Rapporteur Releases Report on the situation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) Today, Dr. James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of...

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Canada must respect the right of Indigenous Peoples to make decisions about resource development on their lands

Indigenous Peoples’, human rights, and faith organizations are calling on Canada to ensure that Indigenous...

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As the 6th anniversary approaches, Canada still shows a shameful disregard for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the adoption of...

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First Nations Summit recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Summit (FNS) today, on the National...

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Fifth anniversary of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: protection of Indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources more urgent than ever

There is urgent need to uphold international human rights standards in response to intensive resource...

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Interview with Grand Chief Edward John of the Tl’azt’en Nation

9 August 2012 – The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated 9 August,...

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First Nations Summit Supports International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2012

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver) — The First Nations Summit respectfully acknowledges the 18th commemoration of...

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Grand Chief Edward John Presents at United Nations Expert Meeting on Indigenous Peoples and Forests

United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York – Indigenous representatives from around the world are...

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