Media Advisory - Prime Minister's apology for Indian Residential School System

    OTTAWA, June 10 /CNW Telbec/ - B.C. Assembly of First Nations Regional
Chief Shawn Atleo, and survivors of the Indian Residential School System, will
be available for comment following Prime Minister Stephen Harper's statement
of apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.

    WHO:       Regional Chief Shawn Atleo, B.C. Assembly of First Nations
               Residential school survivors

    WHEN:      4:30 PM
               Wednesday, June 11, 2008

    WHERE:     Charles Lynch Room
               130-S Centre Block
               House of Commons

    The First Nations Leadership Council is comprised of the political
executives of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit, and
the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.
    The Council works together to politically represent the interests of
First Nations in British Columbia and develop strategies and actions to bring
about significant and substantive changes to government policy that will
benefit all First Nations in British Columbia.

For further information:

For further information: David Rodier; Melissa Wood, NATIONAL Public
Relations, (613) 233-1699; Rhonda Sims, B.C. Assembly of First Nations, Cell:
(604) 230-6141

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