Media Advisory - NAN Chiefs to hold press conference on Bill 191 (Far North

THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Stan Beardy side-by-side with NAN First Nations' Chiefs will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce their position regarding the Ontario Government's proposed Bill 191 - Far North Act.

    DATE:      Friday August 13, 2010

    TIME:      11:00am

    LOCATION:  Travelodge Hotel Airlane
               Tiberio Room "A"
               698 Arthur St. W.
               Thunder Bay, ON

The press conference comes as NAN Chiefs gather for a two-day Emergency Chiefs Assembly on Bill 191.

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is a political territorial organization representing 49 First Nation communities within James Bay Treaty 9 and Treaty 5 territory - an area covering two-thirds of the province of Ontario.


For further information: For further information: Amy Harris, Media Relations Officer, Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Direct: (807) 625-4906, BB: (807) 252-2806,

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