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AIAI SIGNS EXTENSION OF MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING WITH GOVERNMENT

London, Ontario March 16th, 2022 – In 2017 The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians signed a Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Education with the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada. We are pleased to announce that the current MOU has been extended for another five years. The extension of the MOU comes in part due to the resounding success of language and traditi...
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AIAI REFLECTS ON PINK SHIRT DAY

London, Ontario February 23rd, 2022 – February 23rd is Pink Shirt Day which marks the fight against bullying and to raise awareness on issues of self-esteem and mental health.  It is more important than ever in these times that we unite in our anti-bullying efforts given the recent events of racism, appropriation and the need to support each other. Grand Chief Joel Abram says “Bullying ha...
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AIAI ASKS YOU TO REMEMBER THOSE THAT ARE NOT WITH US TODAY

London, Ontario February 14th, 2022 – Many people associate Valentine’s Day with a symbol of a heart to show love and affection. However, among Indigenous Nations our hearts remain broken with the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit+. Across the Nation a number of memorials are taking place to honour those that are not with us today and to serve as a reminder,...
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THE ASSOCIATION OF IROQUOIS AND ALLIED INDIANS OPPOSES
THE USE OF CULTURAL APPROPRIATION FOR PROTEST

London, Ontario February 4th, 2022 – Among the many images of the convoy protest in Ottawa are videos of people dancing using Indigenous hand drums, participating in a mock peace pipe ceremony, and the use of what appears to be a sacred fire. All of these actions have been done without the consent and permission of the Algonquin Peoples, whose Traditional Territory is where this protest is taking...
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RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL RECORDS TO FINALLY BE MADE AVAILABLE

London, Ontario January 21st, 2022 – Canada’s Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller made an announcement on Thursday January, 20th that Ottawa will be handing over thousands of Residential School/Institution records.  Indigenous families will now have the chance to learn the truth about what children experienced.  The records will confirm what many survivors have been saying f...
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CANADA AND INDIGENOUS LEADERS REACH AGREEMENT-IN-PRINCIPLE ON CHILD WELFARE SETTLEMENT.

London, Ontario January 5th, 2022 – Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller announced a historic settlement of $40 billion dollars for First Nation youth who have been discriminated against by Canada.  This amount is the result of negotiations of a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) case launched over a decade ago which sought reform of...
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Employment Opportunity

Policy Advisor – Health – Contract (March 31, 2023) POSITION: Policy Advisor – HealthACCOUNTABILITY: Health and Wellness ManagerSUMMARY/DESCRIPTION:The Association of Iroquois & Allied Indians, a First Nation Political Territorial Organization, is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Policy Advisor – Health. The individual will work closely with the Associations me...
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