Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Kathryn Blaze Carlson and Gloria Galloway. First Nations leaders are moving to reject the Conservatives' on-reserve education bill and open new talks with the government, pressing ahead with a vision that challenges the powers of the leaderless Assembly of First Nations executive and confronts Ottawa anew. A rare meeting of the AFN Confederacy of Nations – the first such population-based gathering of First Nations leaders in a decade – passed a resolution on Wednesday that rejects the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act and calls for a Confederacy committee to enter into discussions with the federal Aboriginal Affairs Minister on an education “accord.” More...