Media advisory - AFN Annual General Assembly to be held in Quebec City

    Event:     AFN Annual General Assembly
    Date:      Tuesday July 15 - Thursday July 17, 2008
    Location:  Hall 2000 AB, Quebec City Convention Centre (QCCC)

    OTTAWA, July 11 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations is holding
its 29th Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Quebec City. Agenda items include:
Residential Schools Apology, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, United
Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, National Day of
Action outcomes, Education and Child Welfare as well as Consultation and
Accommodation and Treaty implementation.
    The National Chief, Phil Fontaine will deliver his opening remarks at
10:00 am on July 15th and he will be available to the media immediately
    There will also be a background briefing regarding the AGA for interested
media on Monday July 14th in Room 2103 at the QCCC at 7:00 pm.
    Check out our website at for an opportunity to see a live feed
of the AGA.

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

For further information:

For further information: Joan McEwen, AFN Communications Director, (613)
241-6789 ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329,; Alain Garon,
Information and Communications Officer, AFNQL, (418) 842-5020, cell (418)

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