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Opinion: ‘Where’s the beef’ at the Assembly of First Nations? – APTN News

Dec 15, 2023

The organization seems to have abandoned its core values says Dan David.

A long time ago, like 20 plus years or so, critics called the Assembly of First Nations, or AFN, too compliant and too willing to collaborate with federal First Nation policies, out of touch with First Nation territories, not listening to or caring what First Nation peoples were telling it.

Things only seemed to get worse.

Even then, stories emerged from insiders who worked at AFN on developing First Nations-led initiatives or were tasked by the AFN executive to respond to federal ones. These researchers would do the regional consultations, meet with people and organizations, collect their feedback and recommendations, and produce DRAFT documents that they sent up the chain to the national chief’s office.

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