BC First Nations

May 16, 2008 15:14 ET

OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURE, OUR RESPONSIBILITY

OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURE, OUR RESPONSIBILITY --- NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION - MAY 29, 2008

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - May 16, 2008) - (Vancouver/Coast Salish Territory): First Nations People across British Columbia will be holding several protests in solidarity on May 29, 2008. These include:

Chilliwack - Rally
8:30 am - Minister Chuck Strahl's Constituency Office

Keremos - Rally
10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Memorial Park

Vancouver - March and Rally
March Begins: 12:00 Noon - Premier's Office, Canada Place
Rally: 12:30 pm - Olympic Countdown Clock, Vancouver Art Gallery

Victoria -Rally
12:00 Noon - Legislature Buildings

Campbell River -Rally
12:00 Noon

Merritt - Rally
12:00 Noon - Junction of Highway 5 and 97c

Gustafsen Lake - Gathering
1:00 pm - Gustafsen Lake

The NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION is a time for First Nations and Canadians to stand together in the spirit of unity to demand the Federal Government and the Government of British Columbia work with First Nations to recognize our inherent rights to our children and to invest in our children's future. /For further information: Chilliwack Rally: Grand Chief Doug Kelly (604) 798-1436 --- Keremos Rally: Crystal Richter (250) 499-5528 ext 123; April Ranahan (250) 707-0095 ext 107 --- Vancouver Rally: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip (250) 490-5314; Grand Chief Doug Kelly (604) 798-1436 --- Victoria Rally: Willard Gallic (250) 724-1225 --- Campbell River Rally: Chief Bob Chamberlin (250) 974-8282 --- Gustafsen Lake Gathering: Chief Wayne Christian (250) 503-7072
Merritt Rally: Chief Tim Manuel (250) 378-1986
/ IN: ECONOMY, HEALTH, POLITICS, SOCIAL

Contact Information

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    Primary Phone: 250-490-5314