Media advisory - Assembly of First Nations National Chief and Prime Minister to be Honoured at Bonnet Transfer Ceremony in Tsuut'ina First Nation in Alberta

OTTAWA, March 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be participating in a Bonnet Transfer Ceremony with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Tsuut'ina First Nation (AB) on Friday, March 4th.  The National Chief was invited to participate in the ceremony by Elders, Tsuut'ina Chief Roy Whitney, the Council and people of the Tsuut'ina First Nation.  The National Chief will formally meet the community and leadership and take part in the traditional Bonnet Transfer Ceremony.




AFN National Chief to participate in Bonnet Transfer Ceremony and receive ceremonial headdress


Ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m. (AB time)

Friday, March 4, 2016


Tsuut'ina First Nation (AB) 

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino


NOTE: Media must register in advance with AFN is not responsible for media registration or accreditation.

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada.  Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Comms, @AFN_Updates.


SOURCE Assembly of First Nations

For further information: Alain Garon, AFN Bilingual Communications Officer, 613-247-6789 ext. 382, 613-292-0857,; Jenna Young Castro, AFN Communications Officer, 613-241-6789 ext. 401, 613-314-8157,

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