2010 Aboriginal Pavilion Announcement

    VANCOUVER, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - The Four Host First Nations (FHFN) and the
Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
Games (VANOC) will hold a media event in Vancouver on Monday, February 2 to
reveal the design for the 2010 Aboriginal Pavilion.
    Guests and media will also enjoy live performances by a First Nations
hoop dancer, an Inuit drum dancer and a Métis jigger. Speakers will be
available for comment immediately following the formal part of the program.

    What:   FHFN and VANOC media event to reveal the design of the 2010
            Aboriginal Pavilion.

    When:   Monday, February 2, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

    Where:  Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, Hamilton and Dunsmuir, Vancouver
            Media sign-in: Main entrance

    Who:    The Honourable Gordon Campbell, Premier of British Columbia
            Senator Gerry St. Germain, Senate of Canada
            National Chief Phil Fontaine, Assembly of First Nations
            President Mary Simon, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
            President Clément Chartier, Métis National Council
            Chief Leonard Andrew, Lil'wat Nation
            Chief Ernest Campbell, Musqueam Nation
            Chief Bill Williams, Squamish Nation
            Chief Leah George-Wilson, Tsleil-Waututh Nation
            Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver
            John Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, VANOC
            Tewanee Joseph, Executive Director, Four Host First Nations

For further information:

For further information: Alex Rose, Communications Director, Four Host
First Nations, Cell: (604) 346-7720, agrose@shaw.ca; Katie Green, Media
Relations, VANOC, Work: (604) 403-2473, katie_green@vancouver2010.com

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