What's New

Statement from the AMC on the 2018 Manitoba budget. Click on image for full statement.
AMC Bulletin on Child and Family Services Reform, signed off on and supported by the AMC First Nations Women's Council.
Statement from the AMC on the 2018 Federal Budget. Click on image for full statement.
Re: Robert-Falcon Ouellette's statements in February 12 Winnipeg Free Press story, MP 'sorry for the Stanley Family'
AMC's Grand Chief Arlen Dumas has written to The Globe and Mail's editor regarding the headline and story about Tina Fontaine on January 30th, 2018.
AMC January 2018 Newsletter with updates from Grand Chief Arlen Dumas.
AMC issues a correction to the Winnipeg Free Press on January 26, regarding the article "Landmark summit aimed at reforming Indigenous CFS" from January 25, where Grand Chief Dumas is misquoted.
January 11, 2018 - Statement from AMC Re: Departure of Debbie Reid from MMIWG Inquiry.
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls on Premier Pallister to stop Manitoba’s divide and conquer tactics in child welfare reform
Recently the Winnipeg Free Press published a story about the MOU, AMC signed with the Government of Canada. Unfortunately, they reported that the AMC received approx. $500,000 "to facilitate talks with province" on child welfare reforms. This is not the case. There was no dollar figure attached to the signing of the MOU. Grand Chief Arlen Dumas has written a letter to the Free Press outlining his concerns.
2017-12-07, Jasmine Tara
The historic signing of the Memorandum of Understanding today, December 7th, with Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Grand Chief Arlen Dumas; Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett; Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott.
2017-12-06, jasmine tara
AMC member First Nations passed a regional resolution on November 29, 2017 as well as obtained national support from the Assembly of First Nations via a resolution on December 6, 2017 for Manitoba First Nations to initiate a process for a Manitoba Regional Specific Fiscal Relations Table. Said table will allow our leadership to develop a new fiscal relationship between Canada and Manitoba First Nations that will deal with the chronic under-funding and the socio-economic gap between First Nations and non-First Nation citizens and the over-representation of Manitoba First Nations under INAC Default Prevention and Management Policy.
Re-signing the Political Unity Accord & the Political Unity Accord on Health at Nanaandawigamig, First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba
October 25, 2017, Jasmine Tara
On October 24 and 25, the Grandmother's and Women Councils met.
Grand Chief Arlen Dumas gives opening remarks at the End Homelessness conference.
This is for First Nation Band Membership/Registry Clerks, Managers or Portfolio Councillors. It is to design the Canada - First Nation Collaborative Process on the Broader-Related Issues on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nations Citizenship.
This forum is for First Nation emergency managers and those responsible for responding to flood emergencies on-reserve. It will provide an opportunity to build on strengths and expand knowledge and understanding regarding preparing, mitigating and recovering from flooding events.
The Assembly will discuss regional reform to First Nations education, with updates from the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre including the development of the Manitoba First Nations School System.