Media Advisory - First Ever Aboriginal Cruise Ship Port Opens

    CAMPBELL RIVER, BC, June 1 /CNW/ - The Campbell River Indian Band is
pleased to invite the media to the opening of the Wei Wai Kum Cruise Ship Port
on June 5, 2007, and to witness the arrival of the Port's first cruise ship,
Regent Cruise's 700-passenger Seven Seas Mariner. The day's activities will
also include a pole raising and site blessing and a performance by the Wei Wai
Kum traditional dancers in the Big House. Dignitaries present will include
Campbell River Indian Chief Robert Pollard, Senator Pat Carney, BC Tourism
Minister Stan Hagen and Campbell River City Mayor Roger McDonell.

    DATE:        Tuesday, June 5, 2007

                 11:00 am - Pole Raising and Blessing of Site
                 12:00 pm - Speeches and Luncheon at Thunderbird Hall
                 4:00 pm - Arrival of Seven Seas Mariner
                 5:30 pm - Big House Performance

                 For Pole Raising and Ship Arrival:
                 Wei Wai Kum Cruise Ship Port
                 241 Spit Road
                 Campbell River, BC

                 For Speeches and Big House Performance:
                 Campbell River Indian Band Office
                 1400 Weiwaikum
                 Campbell River, BC


For further information:

For further information: Jodee Dick, Campbell River Indian Band, (250)
286-6949, (250) 287-6051 (cell)

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