Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo to announce initiative
focused on healthy lifestyles, sport and fitness for indigenous peoples and

WINNIPEG, July 15 /CNW Telbec/ - In advance of the Assembly of First Nations' (AFN) Annual General Assembly taking place in Winnipeg next week, National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, together with the AFN Youth Council, Olympian Waneek Horn Miller and other special guests, will launch an initiative focused on sport, fitness and healthy lifestyles for First Nations communities this weekend.

    DATE:        Sunday July 18, 2010

    TIME:        9:30 a.m.

    LOCATION:    University of Winnipeg, Duckworth Centre
                 2nd Floor, 400 Spence Street, Winnipeg, MB

The announcement will also kick off a Fun Run event (open to everyone) led by ultra-marathoner Ray Zahab, set to begin immediately following the press conference.

First Nation leadership from across Canada will be gathering in Winnipeg next week for AFN's Annual General Assembly taking place at the Winnipeg Convention Centre July 20, 21 and 22.

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada.

SOURCE Assembly of First Nations

For further information: For further information: Jenna Young, Communications Officer, Assembly of First Nations, (613) 241 6789 ext 401, (613) 314 8157 mobile,

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