Media Advisory - Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Speak at Public Forum in Halifax on November 16: "A New Partnership: Building Relationship Through Education"

OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be in Halifax on Monday, November 16 to participate in the  Public Forum "A New Partnership: Building Relationship through Education". The National Chief will speak on the priority of First Nations education and re-engaging with the federal government as partners to move forward on First Nations Control of First Nations education.




Public forum "A New Partnership: Building Relationship Through Education"


Monday, November 16, 2015


9:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. – Speech by AFN National Chief Bellegarde

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. – National Chief Bellegarde and the Right
Honourable Paul Martin will participate in a Q&A with
participants at the public forum


Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia


The public forum "A New Partnership: Building Relationship Through Education" is organized by Engage Nova Scotia and Treaty Education Nova Scotia, a partnership between Mi'kmaq Chiefs and the provincial government to educate Aboriginals and non-Aboriginal students about Nova Scotia's Treaty relationship. The conference is taking place on Monday November 16th at the Halifax Central Library.  More information on the public forum is available at:

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 Officer613-241-6789 ext. 401, 613-314-8157,

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