Media Advisory - Meet the 12 National Aboriginal Role Models for 2009-2010!

    OTTAWA, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - On Saturday, June 20, 2009, the National
Aboriginal Health Organization will announce the 12 new Aboriginal Role Models
for 2009-2010 as par of the National Aboriginal Role Model Program. This event
will be held in the Grand Hall in Gatineau of the Canadian Museum of
Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec.
    The 12 Role Models and the Chairperson of the NAHO Board of Directors,
Susan Dahlseide, will be available to speak to the media at:

    Date:     Friday, June 19, 2009
    Time:     2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Location: 14th Floor, 220 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

    Commemorating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year, the National
Aboriginal Role Model Program celebrates the accomplishments of First Nations,
Inuit and Métis youth aged 13 to 30. Role models are recognized for their
innovation, achievement and leadership. Throughout the year, they will visit
First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to share their stories with other
First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth.

    Media are also welcome to attend this year's celebration at:

    Date:     Saturday, June 20, 2009
    Time:     6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Grand Hall at the Museum of Civilization
              Gatineau, Quebec

    The National Aboriginal Health Organization, or NAHO is an Aboriginal
non-profit organization that advances the health and well-being of First
Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, families and communities.

    For more information on the National Aboriginal Role Model Program, visit

For further information:

For further information: Colleen Patterson, Communications Officer,
(613) 237-9462 ext. 559, 1-877-602-4445 ext. 559, Cell: (613) 863-9001,

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