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The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Statement on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Posted: August 22, 2014

London, ON – Grand Chief Gordon Peters issued the following statement regarding Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada.

Honoring the 20th Anniversary of Sonya Nadine Mae

Posted: August 22, 2014

August 21, 2014 - As the 20th Anniversary of the day Sonya Nadine Mae was found, community is gathering together to honor her spirit and
raise more awareness about the issues of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A reminder of an issue that has been happening for decades.

Gathering in Honor of Sonya Nadine Mae Cywink and Our Stolen Sisters

Posted: August 13, 2014

Saturday August 23, 2014 - Peaceful Solidarity Walk and Candle Vigil

250th Anniversary of the Treaty of Niagara

Posted: July 21, 2014

First Nation leaders, Elders and citizens from across the region will gather along the Niagara River for two days to commemorate, celebrate and discuss the 250th Anniversary of the Treaty of Niagara.

AIAI Congratulates the Newly Elected Chief and Council of the Oneida Nation of the Thames

Posted: July 9, 2014

London, ON –The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) welcomes the newly elected Chief and Council of the Oneida Nation of the Thames.

AIAI Disappointed with Lack of Discussion on First Nation Issues in Ontario Election Debate

Posted: June 10, 2014

LONDON, ON— The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians expressed its disappointment with the lack of discussion on First Nation issues during last week’s Ontario election leaders’ debate.

AIAI Welcomes and Congratulates Newly Elected Leadership

Posted: June 4, 2014

Hiawatha First Nation, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) congratulates Gordon Peters, who was re-elected to the position of Grand Chief, and Denise Stonefish, who was re-elected to the position of Deputy Grand Chief, at its 45th Annual General Assembly.

ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS 45th ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND ELECTIONS

Posted: June 3, 2014

Hiawatha First Nation, ON –The Hiawatha First Nation is hosting the 45th Annual General Assembly of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians. The Annual Assembly takes place on June 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2014.

CRITICAL DIALOGUE NEEDED WITH RESPECT TO A FIRST NATION EDUCATION ACT

Posted: May 26, 2014

London, ON — The proposed First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act falls far short of the five conditions set out by the National Chiefs Assembly. We had hoped that, based on the massive rejection of the First Nations Education Act, the federal government would have collaborated with First Nations in a meaningful dialogue on a new approach.

LETTER TO MINISTER VALCOURT - FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION

Posted: May 20, 2014

Minister Valcourt,

Your refusal to meet with First Nations leadership to discuss Bill C-33, First Nations Control of First Nation Education Act is inconsistent with the honour of the Crown.

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO POSITION ON BILL C-33 AND EDUCATION

Posted: May 9, 2014

May 9, 2014 - We are committed to ensuring our children receive high quality education that is rooted in our languages and cultures and prepares them to contribute productively to their families, clans, communities, Indigenous nations, and country.

Stay the Course — Protect Our Children

Posted: May 2, 2014

London, ON — Grand Chief Gordon Peters issued the following statement regarding the National Chief’s resignation:

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER ON BILL C-33

Posted: April 30, 2014

Since 1867, the Government of Canada has been paternalistic and adversarial in denying our inherent rights that flow from our homelands and violates our treaties with the Crown. Yet Canada never had the right to assume jurisdiction over our peoples and our lands.

FIVE CONDITIONS ARE NOT MET BY ENABLING LEGISLATION ON FIRST NATIONS CONTROL OF EDUCATION

Posted: April 10, 2014

London, ON — The proposed First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act falls far short of the five conditions set out by the National Chiefs Assembly. In our initial reaction we had hoped that, based on the massive rejection of the First Nations Education Act, the federal government would have collaborated with First Nations in meaningful dialogue on a new approach.

"UNDERSTANDING INDIAN TRUST FUNDS" A THREE DAY FORUM

Posted: March 24, 2014

Enoch, Alberta – February 13, 2014: The National Indigenous Council of Elders (NICE) is hosting a three day forum on “Understanding Indian Trust Funds”. This forum will be held March 31 – April 2, 2014 at River Cree Resort in Enoch First Nation, Alberta.

AIAI CONGRATULATES THE NEWLY ELECTED CHIEF AND COUNCIL OF THE WAHTA MOHAWKS

Posted: March 18, 2014

London, ON –The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) welcomes the newly elected Chief and Council of the Wahta Mohawks after their recent election.

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO - LETTER & ANALYSIS ON 'FIRST NATIONS CONTROL OF FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION ACT' (FNCFNEA)

Posted: February 12, 2014

This letter to follow-up to the letter sent on February 6, 2014 which provided notification regarding an imminent announcement to be made by the Prime Minister and National Chief Atleo regarding new investments in education and a framework to support First Nations control of First Nations education.

AIAI 2014 ELECTIONS NOTICE

Posted: February 5, 2014

Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians elections notice for Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief.

ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS TO ANNOUNCE ACTION PLAN TO OPPOSE THE PROPOSED FIRST NATION EDUCATION ACT

Posted: December 3, 2013

London, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians member Chiefs refuse to accept any kind of Federal Education Act for First Nations. Grand Chief Gordon Peters will announce an action plan at the Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada building in Toronto.

PEACEFUL RALLY TO REJECT "A PROPOSAL FOR A BILL ON FIRST NATION EDUCATION"

Posted: November 27, 2013

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians will be holding a Peaceful Rally on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 To Reject “A Proposal for a Bill on First Nation Education”

SPEECH FROM THE THRONE DISAPPOINTS; UN RAPPORTEUR’S PRELIMINARY RECOMMENDATIONS UNHEARD

Posted: October 18, 2013

London, ON –The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians is deeply disappointed by yesterday’s Speech from the Throne in light of the preliminary observations delivered by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

AIAI YOUTH VIDEO CONTEST EXTENDED TO NOV 4

Posted: October 16, 2013

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians is holding a Youth Video Contest with amazing prizes for the best videos submissions.

CORDA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 -2015

Posted: September 18, 2013

The Canada Ontario Resource Development Agreement (CORDA) program is now accepting applications from First Nations, their members and Treaty organizations.

LIFE PROMOTION PROJECT - PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEOS

Posted: September 18, 2013

The Life Promotion Project is a 3 year pilot project that is being funded by the National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS), Health Canada to 2015. A collaboration between the Union of Ontario Indians (UOI), the Association of Iroquois & Allied Indians (AIAI), the Chiefs of Ontario/Ontario First Nations Young People’s Council and NAN, the project is being administered by NAN and targets 96 First Nation communities.

ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS ELDERS GATHERING 2013

Posted: August 19, 2013

Batchewana, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is honored to announce that Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways will host the 2013 AIAI Elders Gathering. The annual event will take place on August 20, 21 and 22, and is expected to draw participants from AIAI member Nations as well as other local First Nation communities.

AIAI'S 44TH ANNUAL GENERAL ASSESSMBLY 2013 - RECORDINGS

Posted: June 4, 2013

AIAI'S 44th Annual General Assembly -
Pre-recorded on June 4, 5 and 6 at the New Community Hall on the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Territory.

MEDIA ADVISORY - MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT HOSTING THE 44TH ANNUAL AIAI GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Posted: May 31, 2013

London, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians member Nations Chiefs and Councils will be gathering in the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation for the 44th Annual AIAI General Assembly.

The Annual General Assembly is an opportunity for AIAI member Nations leadership to gather as a collective and discuss and develop strategies that address common impacting issues.

MEDIA ADVISORY - ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS PRESS CONFERENCE ON INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES

Posted: May 31, 2013

Hagersville, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) Grand Chief Gord Peters, and Deputy Grand Chief Denise Stonefish will join the AIAI Chiefs’ Council to hold a press conference during the last day of the AIAI Annual General Assembly in the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

2013’s ANNUAL MEETING OF H/SAB AND AIAI CHIEFS COUNCIL

Posted: April 15, 2013

London, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians’ (AIAI) is holding their Annual Meeting of the Health/Social Advisory Board (H/SAB) with the AIAI Chiefs Council at the Embassy Suites in Niagara Falls, Ontario on April 17th and 18th.

ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 - ONLY MAINTAINS STATUS QUO

Posted: March 22, 2013

London, ON – The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians’ (AIAI) Grand Chief Gord Peters expresses his disappointment with the recently announced 2013 Federal budget by describing the document as the Government’s attempt to maintain the status quo and a top down approach to First Nations issues.

AIAI CONGRATULATES KATHLEEN WYNNE AND LOOKS FORWARD TO CONTINUING WORKING RELATIONSHIP

Posted: January 29, 2013

London, ON - The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) extents its congratulations to Kathleen Wynne for her victory in the Ontario Liberal Party leadership race and looks forward to continuing its working relationship with the Liberal government.

MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT FIRST NATION - SOLIDARITY MARCH - JAN 24 2013

Posted: January 22, 2013

Please Join Us for the

MNCFN Solidarity March
Date: 24 January 2013
Time: 10:30 am start
Where: MNCFN Industrial Building,
78 Mississauga Road

AIAI - LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - JANUARY 2013

Posted: January 14, 2013

There are currently eight pieces of legislation that will directly impact First Nations currently before Parliament, with two more impending Bills on First Nation education and private land ownership on-reserve.

CORDA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2013-2014

Posted: January 10, 2013

Do you have a natural resource management or conservation project in mind for your community or know of members planning to undertake work in this area? The Canada Ontario Resource Development Agreement (CORDA) program is now accepting applications from First Nations, their members and Treaty organizations.

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO - OPEN LETTER TO FIRST NATION CITIZENS OF ONTARIO

Posted: January 7, 2013

Greetings: We want to acknowledge all First Nation and non-First Nation citizens for raising awareness with respect to the plight of our people and for working with us to demand change and a more promising future for us all.

AIAI SUPPORTS GRASSROOTS “IDLE NO MORE” DEMONSTRATIONS

Posted: December 13, 2012

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) commends the widespread, peaceful activities of grassroots Indigenous people participating in the Idle No More movement.

SOUTHERN FIRST NATIONS SECRETARIAT - SHARING TECUMSEH'S VISION OF UNITY, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME

Posted: December 11, 2012

The Southern First Nations Secretariat and London District Chiefs Council are proud to announce the beginning of the awareness campaign for the Rekindling Tecumseh’s Vision Conference scheduled for October 2013. The awareness campaign will be lead by a Traditional Messenger.

AIAI CALLING HEALTH CANADA TO DELAY THE APPROVAL OF GENERIC OXYCONTIN

Posted: November 20, 2012

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is profoundly disappointed by Health Canada’s announcement to not interfere with the regulatory approval process for a generic form of OxyContin.

AIAI HOSTS INDIGENOUS RECLAMATION CONFERENCE

Posted: November 5, 2012

The AIAI is proud to be hosting a three day conference that focuses on the topics of Indigenous Reclamation and self-determination, the week of November 5, 2012 in London, Ontario Canada.

INDIGENOUS RECLAMATION - A PATH FORWARD

Posted: October 15, 2012

The AIAI invites you to attend an open working session for Indigenous Nations.

AIAI REJECTS AANDC CLAIMS OF IMPROVED EDUCATION FUNDING

Posted: October 4, 2012

The AIAI strongly disputes the “innovative” quality of the October 2nd, 2012 funding announcements made by the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

MEDIA ADVISORY - FIVE YEARS OF CONSULTATION WITH MICHIPICOTEN FIRST NATION ON WIND FARM

Posted: October 2, 2012

A Press Conference will take place October 3rd to clarify the Bow Lake Wind Farm Engagement position and accommodation process to date.

AIAI RESPONSE TO FEDERAL FUNDING CUT

Posted: September 7, 2012

The AIAI opposes the Federal government’s funding cuts to First Nation Organizations.

MEDIA ADVISORY - ROBINSON-HURON TREATY CHIEFS TO ENFORCE TREATY PROMISES

Posted: September 7, 2012

In a press conference in Queens Park, Toronto, the Chiefs will share information regarding steps to be taken to enforce the terms of the Treaty.

ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS ELDERS GATHERING

Posted: August 21, 2012

The AIAI is pleased that Hiawatha First Nation will host the 2012 Elders Gathering.

AIAI CHIEFS COUNCIL MEETING IN BATCHEWANA

Posted: July 26, 2012

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) Chiefs Council is meeting today and tomorrow in Batchewana.

FUTURE OF CULTURALLY BASED MATH SCIENCE CAMP IN JEOPARDY

Posted: July 26, 2012

Despite heavy cuts from Health Canada, The AIAI will once again host a culturally based math and science summer camp that will go from Monday, July 30th to Wednesday August 1st, 2012 at the Fern Resort in Orillia, Ontario.

AIAI OBSERVES NELSON MANDELA'S 94th BIRTHDAY

Posted: July 18, 2012

On behalf of the eight member First Nations of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, we send our deepest respect and best wishes to Mr. Nelson Mandela on the occasion of his 94th birthday.

AIAI CONGRATULATES NATIONAL CHIEF ATLEO ON RE-ELECTION

Posted: July 18, 2012

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians congratulates Shawn A-in-chut Atleo on his successful re-election to the position of National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations on a decisive third ballot vote.

AIAI CONGRATULATES NEW ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF

Posted: June 27, 2012

In a traditional leadership selection process held at the All Ontario Chiefs Conference, Stan Beardy was chosen to lead the Chiefs of Ontario and serve as a member of the Assembly of First Nations Executive.

AIAI CONGRATULATES ELECTED CHIEF AND COUNCIL OF ONEIDA NATION OF THE THAMES

Posted: June 20, 2012

The AIAI welcomes the Chief and Council of the Oneida Nation of the Thames after their recent election.

BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION CELEBRATES NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY

Posted: June 20, 2012

Batchewana First Nation Chief and Council would like to invite everyone to celebration National Aboriginal Day 2012
at Whitefish Island (Soo Locks), tomorrow June 21, 2012.

FORMER RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL STUDENTS COMMEMORATED AT SPECIAL GATHERING

Posted: June 18, 2012

Former students of the Mount Elgin Indian Residential
School will receive special recognition from their leaders and community members next week when a new monument is unveiled at Chippewas of the Thames First Nation.

RIGHT TO PLAY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS YOUTH PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

Posted: June 13, 2012

Right To Play is officially accepting new applications from First Nations and Aboriginal organizations who are interested in partnering to deliver the PLAY.

AIAI CALLING ONTARIO GOVERNMENT TO STOP PROPOSED CUTS TO ONTARIO WORKS

Posted: June 12, 2012

The AIAI urges the Ontario government to stop the proposed cuts to the Ontario Works program.

WALK FOR CULTURALLY BASED EQUITY FOR FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN

Posted: June 8, 2012

Local political leaders are joining forces with a group of school children from Moraviantown as they participate in a national campaign to improve the lives of First Nations children living on reserves.

AIAI CONGRATULATES ELECTED INDIGENOUS LEADERSHIP

Posted: June 6, 2012

The AIAI congratulates Grand Chief Patrick Madahbee on his re-election for Anishnabek Nation and Grand Chief Warren White on his election for Grand Council of Treaty #3.

ONEIDA CELEBRATES OFFICIAL OPENING OF NEW LONG TERM CARE FACILITY

Posted: June 1, 2012

Dignitaries and guests from various levels of First Nation, Federal and Provincial governments converged at the Oneida Nation of the Thames Settlement this afternoon to officially opening the Oneida long Term Care Home.

GORD PETERS ELECTED TO GRAND CHIEF FOR AIAI

Posted: May 30, 2012

Today, at the Annual General Assembly of the AIAI, Gord Peters was elected to the position of Grand Chief.

ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA

Posted: May 28, 2012

The AIAI is pleased to provide a draft agenda for the upcoming Annual General Assembly.

AIAI TO LIVE STREAM ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR FIRST TIME IN HISTORY

Posted: May 25, 2012

The AIAI is excited to announce the live streaming of their Annual General Assembly from May 29th to June 1st, 2012.

BATCHEWANA CHIEF MEETS WITH PRINCE OF WALES

Posted: May 22, 2012

Chief Dean Sayers of Batchewana First Nation (BFN) will meet today (May 22, 2012) with his Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Crown representatives, and First Nation Leaders from across Canada in a historic meeting to address outstanding Treaty issues.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ATTEMPTING TO DISCREDIT UNITED NATIONS WHILE DOING NOTHING

Posted: May 18, 2012

The AIAI is once again disappointed by Canada’s response to the recent report from the United Nations (UN) by the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

AIAI STRESSING ACTION AND PRODUCTIVE DIALOGUE FROM PREMIERS MEETING

Posted: May 16, 2012

Indigenous leaders in Ontario are preparing for an annual meeting with the Premier on May 17th.

FEDERAL HEALTH FUNDING CUTS WILL BE DISASTROUS IN THE LONG TERM

Posted: May 11, 2012

The AIAI urges the Federal government to reconsider the cuts being made to the Indigenous Peoples in the areas of health.

CALLING ALL FORMER STUDENTS OF MOUNT ELGIN INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL

Posted: May 3, 2012

If you, or a member of your family attended the Mount Elgin Indian Residential School, a special event is being held in your honour.

AIAI EXPRESSES SYMPATHY ON THE PASSING OF CHIEF RANDY KAPASHESIT

Posted: April 26, 2012

The AIAI offers its condolences to the family, friends, and community of a prominent figure in Chief Randy Kapashesit.

BUDGETS NOT SURPRISING FOR AIAI

Posted: March 30, 2012

The AIAI is not surprised by the release of the provincial or federal budgets this week.

STRONG ACTION FOR ONTARIO, NO ACTION FOR FIRST NATIONS

Posted: March 29, 2012

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) leadership expressed lack luster response to Ontario Premier McGuinty’s proposed budget announced yesterday, March 27, 2012.

HIAWATHA MEDIA RELEASE - ISLANDS IN THE TRENT FLOOD CLAIM

Posted: March 29, 2012

The Chiefs and Councils of the Curve Lake, Hiawatha and Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nations are pleased to announce that the voting members of the three communities have voted to approve the settlement in the Islands in the Trent Flood claim.

AIAI HOPEFUL NEW NDP LEADER WILL CONTINUE POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH FIRST PEOPLES

Posted: March 26, 2012

AIAI congratulates Thomas Mulcair on securing the leadership of the New Democratic Party (NDP).

NO NATIONAL SECRET NOW THAT CANADA MUST IMPROVE RELATIONS WITH FIRST NATIONS

Posted: February 24, 2012

In the wake of heightening tensions with First Nations across Canada, Prime Minister Harper has congratulated his government on a check-mark approach to First Nation issues in its submission report to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at the United Nations in Geneva.

AIAI ATTENDS INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR RIGHT TO PLAY

Posted: February 10, 2012

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Kathleen Wynne, and Larry Tanenbaum of the Lawrence and Judith Tenenbaum Family Foundation extended an invitation to an important information meeting held in Toronto on February 9, 2012.

OPEN LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER RE FIRST NATION CROWN GATHERING

Posted: February 8, 2012

On behalf of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, I offer my thanks for your contribution in making the Crown-First Nation Gathering a reality.

TREATY REGION ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS

Posted: February 6, 2012

As part of the Treaty Commission in Ontario Interim Initiative, the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) will be hosting a series of engagement sessions in February & March 2012.

WELCOME BACK ELLY!

Posted: January 31, 2012

The AIAI welcomes Elly Antone back to the position of AIDS Educator after a one year Maternity leave.

BATCHEWANA MEDIA RELEASE FOLLOWING CFNG

Posted: January 26, 2012

A historic meeting took place today where representatives from Canadian and First Nations Governments met to discuss priorities, dialogue on issues and highlight the importance of the relationship between the Government of Canada and the First Nations of Turtle Island.

AIAI WILL FORGE AHEAD WITH OR WITHOUT THE CROWN

Posted: January 25, 2012

The AIAI viewed yesterday’s historic Crown-First Nation Gathering as an opportunity for the government of Canada to reset the relationship with First Nations that would pave a path for peace, equality, trust and reconcile the Treaty and Nation to Nation relationship.

BATCHEWANA MEDIA RELEASE ON RALLY AND CFNG

Posted: January 23, 2012

First Nations from across the country will transform plans into action through a rally to be held on January 24, 2012 to send a clear message to all of Canada that the Treaties are living documents that are alive and well.

AIAI FIRST NATIONS’ POSITION FIRST NATION-CROWN GATHERING

Posted: January 17, 2012

The AIAI has clear expectations of the upcoming First Nations - Crown Gathering on January 24, 2012.

RALLY JAN 24 IN HONOUR OF THE TREATIES

Posted: January 13, 2012

Mark January 24 on your calendars for a Rally and Day of Action In Honour of the Treaties.

PLANE CRASH IN NORTH SPIRIT LAKE FIRST NATION ELICITS DEEPEST SYMPATHIES FROM AIAI

Posted: January 11, 2012

AIAI offers its heart-felt condolences to the families, friends and community of the North Spirit Lake First Nation following yesterday’s tragic plane crash near their northwestern Ontario community.

AIAI CONGRATULATES ELECTED CHIEF AND COUNCIL OF THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT

Posted: December 15, 2011

AIAI welcomes the Chief and Council of the Mississaugas of the New Credit after their recent election.

IN MEMORY OF S. CAROL HILL

Posted: December 12, 2011

The AIAI are remembering S Carol Hill today, a dear colleague who passed suddenly one year ago.

AIAI CONGRATULATES ELECTED CHIEF AND COUNCIL OF THE MOHAWKS OF THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted: December 5, 2011

AIAI welcomes the Chief and Council of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte after their recent election.

AIAI GRAND CHIEF STATEMENT REGARDING CANADA’S RESPONSE TO ATTAWAPISKAT

Posted: December 2, 2011

AIAI is outraged by the Federal Government’s handling of the Attawapiskat Crisis.

ABORIGINAL WOMEN'S PROGRAMMING ELEMENTS GRANTS AVAILABLE

Posted: November 28, 2011

Deadline of Dec 16, 2011 at 4:30 pm for Aboriginal Women's Programming Elements of the Department of Canadian Heritage Grants.

FALSE FRONT LEGISLATION: BILL C-27, FIRST NATIONS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

Posted: November 24, 2011

WHAT A SHAM!! This bill is just another diversionary tactic by the Government of Canada to refocus the Canadian general public away from the real substantive issues facing First Nations.

GRAND CHIEF PROVIDES STATEMENT TO SUPPORT CLEAN DRINKING WATER MOTION

Posted: November 18, 2011

Grand Chief Denise Stonefish issued the following statement in response to the Liberal motion introduced yesterday to Parliament:

AIAI CALLS FOR END OF SPY TACTICS ON ABORIGINAL CHILDREN’S ADVOCATE

Posted: November 16, 2011

AIAI stands behind life-long advocate for aboriginal children, Cindy Blackstock.

DELAWARE NATION AIMS TO FOSTER SAFER COMMUNITIES WITH NEW JUSTICE PROJECT

Posted: November 15, 2011

The Delaware Nation at Moraviantown
will officially launch its new Lenape Justice Project on Monday, November 14, 2011.

SACRIFICES OF FIRST NATION WARRIORS NOT FORGOTTEN BY AIAI

Posted: November 10, 2011

AIAI would like to honour and pay special tribute to all First Nations Veterans and Warriors on Remembrance Day.

NEW DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF OF AIAI BRINGS MUCH TO THE TABLE

Posted: November 8, 2011

AIAI Chiefs Council has appointed Gord Peters to the position of Deputy Grand Chief at their meeting on Thursday of last week.

NEW ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS MINISTER

Posted: October 20, 2011

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) commends Member of Provincial Parliament, Kathleen Wynne on her appointment as Minister of Aboriginal Affairs for the McGuinty government.

AIAI CONGRATULATES RETURNING PROVINCIAL LIBERAL GOVERNMENT

Posted: October 7, 2011

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) extends its congratulations to Premier Dalton McGuinty and his Liberal Party on their re-election to a third term at the helm in Ontario government.

AIAI ANNOUNCES ADVANCEMENT IN COMMUNICATIONS

Posted: October 6, 2011

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) took a large step forward in establishing a web presence today.

TOWN HALL QUESTIONS FOR PARTIES

Posted: October 4, 2011

A record of the questions was collected during the town hall and not all of them were addressed. To see a list of questions that did not get addressed and were forwarded to the respective parties after the

TOWN HALL VIDEO

Posted: October 3, 2011

Watch the video coverage for the First Nations-focused town hall held on Oct 3rd.

TOWN HALL INVITATION

Posted: September 29, 2011

AIAI TO HOST PROVINCIAL ELECTION TOWN HALL AT FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

CORDA EXTENDS APPLICATION DEADLINE

Posted: September 29, 2011

CORDA Extends application deadline to October 24, 2011

AIAI’S GRAND CHIEF ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION

Posted: September 26, 2011

In a sudden and unexpected move, Grand Chief Randall Phillips announced that he is leaving First Nation politics. The Chiefs Council of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) accepted the resignation at a special meeting held on September 19, 2011. Though Grand Chief Phillips recently entered his second term with AIAI, September 30, 2011 will be his last day of office.