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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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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First Nations Summit congratulates AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on his re-election

The First Nations Summit (FNS) Executive congratulates Perry Bellegarde on his re-election as National Chief...

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Coalition welcomes House of Commons commitment to implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples – made up of Indigenous Nations,...

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First Nations Summit congratulates Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for BC Supreme Court Decision

First Nations Summit (FNS) leaders are applauding the efforts of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations for their...

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First Nations Summit statement on the passing of respected Dakelh leader Justa Monk

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC— It is with great sadness that First Nations Summit leaders learned...

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Overdue environmental assessment reform a much-needed path to reconciliation

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver:  First Nations leaders heard today’s  announcement by the Hon. George Heyman,...

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First Nations Summit fully welcomes federal budget commitment to forgive treaty loans

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit leadership fully welcomes Canada’s...

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First Nations Summit applauds announcement of new Indigenous Framework by Trudeau Government

The First Nations Summit welcomes and applauds today’s announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to...

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