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Wed., Sep. 18 | Musqueam Community Centre

VANCOUVER- BCAFN 16th Annual General Assembly 2019

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VANCOUVER- BCAFN 16th Annual General Assembly 2019

Time & Location

Sep. 18, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – Sep. 20, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
Musqueam Community Centre, 6735 Salish Dr, Vancouver, BC V6N 4C6, Canada

About The Event

The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is a Provincial Territorial Organization (PTO) representing the 203 First Nations in British Columbia. BCAFN representation is inclusive and extends to First Nations currently engaged in the treaty process, those who have signed modern treaties, and those who fall under historic treaty agreements which include the Douglas Treaties and Treaty 8.

The Regional Chief provides the political leadership and activities for the BCAFN, and is elected to this role by the BC First Nations Chiefs for a term of three years. BCAFN is further governed by a Board of five directors, elected to three-year staggered terms. Each board member is a Chief or designate for their First Nation community. BCAFN hosts a Special Chiefs Assembly and an Annual General Assembly every spring and fall which allow for BC First Nations leadership to engage in open socio-political discussions in order to provide community-driven directives to the Regional Chief through resolution.

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