Assembly of First Nations and Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations to
hold Joint Press Conference on First Nations University of Canada

SASKATOON, March 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and Saskatchewan Regional Chief Guy Lonechild will hold a joint press conference at TCU Place - Arts and Convention Centre on Wednesday, March 24th at 12 p.m. to update media on recent progress concerning the First Nations University.

The press conference will take place during the AFN National Policy and Planning Forum, being held March 24th-26th in Saskatoon. The National Policy and Planning Forum will promote dialogue on key issues including education, environment, governance and citizenship. The National Chief will deliver opening remarks at the Forum in the main plenary at Centennial Hall A/B at 9:00 am, March 24.

    What:     Press Conference on First Nations University

    Where:    Saskatoon at TCU Place - Arts and Convention Centre, Gallery
              Suite 1

    When:     March 24, 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

The full agenda for the policy forum is available at Media are welcome to register on-site. There are no fees for media to register for the main plenary.

SOURCE Assembly of First Nations

For further information: For further information: Jenna Young, AFN Communications Officer at (613) 314-8157 or; Alain Garon, AFN Bilingual Communications Officer at (613) 292-0857,; Dwight Percy, FSIN Communications Officer, (306) 222-1361

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