Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

September 24, 2007 13:26 ET

Media Advisory: Aboriginal Treaties Exhibition to Open at Library and Archives Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2007) - Please join us on Monday, September 24th, at 5:00 p.m. for a sneak preview of Library and Archives Canada's latest exhibition: Spirit and Intent: Understanding Aboriginal Treaties.

The official opening for the public occurs at 5:30, therefore this is an excellent opportunity to take photographs and conduct interviews beforehand. Those available for interviews include the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Mr. Ian E. Wilson, Curator, Dr. Jim Miller, who is also professor of History and Canada Research Chair in Native-Newcomer Relations at the University of Saskatchewan, and either Assembly of First Nations National Chief, Phil Fontaine or a representative.

This culturally significant exhibition showcases a selection of Aboriginal treaties and other items from Library and Archives Canada's collection and other Canadian institutions dating from the 17th century to the present.

Contact Information

  • Library and Archives Canada
    Pauline M. Portelance
    Senior Media Relations Officer
    819-994-4589 or 613-293-4298