Media Advisory - NAN to attend unveiling of plan for Thunder Bay that addresses racism and discrimination

    THUNDER BAY, ON, May 25 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan
Beardy will attend today's public release by the Thunder Bay Committee Against
Racism and Discrimination of its report titled "Overcoming Racism and
Discrimination: A Plan for Action."

    LOCATION:       Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

    TIME:           6:30 p.m.

    The 96-page report, says Committee Chairperson Rebecca Johnson in her
letter of transmittal, is intended to provide support and direction to city
council and its partners towards a strategic plan of action against racism and
discrimination. Johnson says the report is also intended as a tool for
community members, groups, organizations, and the public and private sectors
to come together to continue to dialogue and to collaboratively address issues
of racism and discrimination that thwart social cohesion within the city of
Thunder Bay.
    Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy will be available to media
for comment following the presentation.

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

For further information:

For further information: Joyce Hunter, A/Director of Communications,
Nishnawbe Aski Nation, (807) 625-4952, (807) 472-5638 mobile

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