AFN AGA 2012: OPSEU’s Aboriginal Circle was there
September 13, 2012
of First Nations (AFN) held its Annual General Assembly (AGA) July 16 -19,
2012, in Toronto. OPSEU’s Aboriginal Circle members were there to represent,
volunteer, and participate in the social and cultural activities throughout
This year’s AFN AGA combined
the election of a National Chief with a celebration that
honoured the First Nations’ contributions during
the War of 1812. The week began with an Eagle Staff Procession and a First
Nations’ Veterans Commemorative War of 1812 service. A private viewing of
the Norval Morrisseau
collection, a concert of popular First Nation talents, an Aboriginal Feast,
the National Chief’s Dinner, a theatrical performance, and various
receptions followed throughout the week.
one of the cosponsors to the AFN AGA social and cultural programs. The photo
gallery captures the events throughout the week.