Media Advisory - Provincial Aboriginal Education Conference Welcomes National
Chief Shawn Atleo and Dr. E. Richard Atleo

VANCOUVER, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - On November 5-7, 2009, the 15th Annual Provincial Conference on Aboriginal Education, "Reconnecting the Generations," will host 700 educators and feature the following key speakers:

    
    -   Dr. Eugene Richard Atleo, University of Manitoba and University of
        Victoria
    -   National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, Assembly of First Nations
    -   Regional Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould, Assembly of First Nations
    -   The Honourable George Abbott, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and
        Reconciliation
    -   Dave Hodgson, Minister of Education, Métis Nation BC
    -   Richard Wagamese, Ojibway Author and Storyteller
    -   Youth Social Media Connectivity Panel, Gulf Islands Film and
        Television Studio and FNESC

    Date:      November 5-7, 2009

    Time:      Main session: November 6: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, November 7,
               9:00 am to 10:10 am

    Schedule:  http://www.fnesc.ca/conferences/index.php

    Location:  Grand Ballroom, Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive,
               Vancouver, BC
    

SOURCE FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION STEERING COMMITTEE

For further information: For further information: Kim Buksa, Manager of Communications, FNESC, Cell: (604) 230-9598, T: (604) 925-6087; Jennifer White, Senior Communications Officer, FNESC, Cell: (604) 417-8349, T: (604) 925-6087

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