thumbnail of 05-27-2021_FNS PR re Remains at Kamloops Res School site

Discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School a confirmation of Canadian Genocide

For Immediate Release: May 28, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) –...

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UBC Opens Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and Offers Statement of Apology Related to the Indian Residential School System

UBC President Santa J. Ono delivered a statement of apology for the university’s involvement in...

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Comments by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris show clear lack of understanding

The First Nations Summit is astounded and disappointed by the clear lack of understanding shown...

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First Nations Summit acknowledges federal apology to former students of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools

First Nations Summit Leaders today welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement of apology on behalf...

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission Final Report and Closing

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – Today Justice Murray Sinclair provided the Truth and Reconciliation...

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Condemnation of Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal Communities and Residential Schools

The BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs,...

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First Nations Summit Supports Day School Class Action against Federal Government

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Summit (FNS) is voicing support for...

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BC First Nations leaders in Rome, Italy to meet Pope Benedict XVI on Indian Residential Schools reconciliation

Rome, Italy — Leaders of BC’s First Nations are in Rome to attend papal audiences...

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Canada’s apology a critical step for Aboriginal people

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/West Vancouver – First Nations Leaders today welcomed Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s...

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Ottawa Must Listen to Residential School Survivors

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Leadership Council fully supports the Residential School Survivors...

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First Nations Leadership Council Decry Federal Government Refusal to Issue Apology to Residential School Victims

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver BC) The BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union...

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First Nations Summit calls for an apology for Residential School Survivors: Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – The First Nations Summit is pleased with the rulings by...

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