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December 08, 2009 23:59 ET

Press Convocation - United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Canadian people called upon for the Federal government to come to reason

OTTAWA, Dec. 8 - The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, and the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo, invite the media to an important press conference regarding the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Accompanied by other First Nations Chiefs, representatives of support groups from Canadian civil society and representatives of the federal political parties will be inviting Canadians to sign the petition asking Canada to adopt to the United Nations Declaration.



Subject:
Press Conference
National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Shawn Atleo
Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador
Ghislain Picard
Executive director of Amnesty International, French Section,
Beatrice Vaugrante
Members of the House of Commons from the federal political parties will
also be in attendance.

Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Time:
10 a.m.

Location:
Westin Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
Nova Scotia Room (4th floor)

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