AFN National Chief Receives, Responds To Aboriginal Affairs Ministers Reply

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo issued the following statement recently regarding the response from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Minister Bernard Valcourt to the National Chief’s open letter of November 25 on First Nations education. “…The Minister has stated that there is an opportunity for dialogue on terms set by the Chiefs. We will make efforts to ensure First Nations are aware of the Minister’s response.  We will be carefully reviewing the Minister’s letter and setting out next steps through dialogue with all First Nations.”