Media Advisory - Our Journey Forward: Celebrating 10 Years of the Nisga'a

NEW AIYANSH, BC, May 7 /CNW/ - A celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Nisga'a Final Agreement will take place on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. The Nisga'a Nation President, H. Mitchell Stevens, will be joined by representatives from Canada, the Province of British Columbia (parties to the Nisga'a treaty) and the BC Treaty Commission.

The Nisga'a Nation invites you to stay for the day's celebrations, which will include video presentations and performances by the Nisga'a Mass Band, the Mass Nisga'a Cultural Dancers, the "Treaty Babies" and the Nisga'a Elementary Secondary School choir and band. A stand-up lunch and evening dinner buffet will be prepared by renowned Nisga'a culinary artists.

              Date:       Tuesday, May 11, 2010

              Time:       12:00 p.m. (News conference at 3:30 p.m.)

              Location:   Nisga'a Lisims Government Grounds and New Aiyansh
                          Recreation Centre, New Aiyansh, BC

                          Travelling from Terrace: Travel west on Highway 16
                          towards Prince Rupert. Turn right at Kalum Lake
                          Drive (Hwy 113/Nisga'a Hwy). Follow the signs.
                          There is no cell service on Nisga'a lands, however
                          there is wireless high-speed Internet access.

                          For more details and an agenda, please go to:


For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Eric Grandison, Nisga'a Lisims Government, (250) 633-3000

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