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FNLC Stands with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc and all IRS Survivors and Families and Calls on Governments for Immediate Actions

July 15, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) This morning, Tk’emlúps te...

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FNS Statement on recent church burnings

July 9, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, BC) – Leaders of the...

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Canada Day, an opportunity to learn about Indigenous issues and the negative effects of Canada’s colonial history

June 30, 2021 (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – Canadians and many...

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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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