/R E P E A T -- 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 /CNW Telbec/ - 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)
    

SOURCE Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador

For further information: For further information: Éric Cardinal, (450) 638-5159, (514) 258-2315, eric@cardinalcommunication.com


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