TSUUT'INA, AB, Feb. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - On behalf of the elders, Council and people of the Tsuut'ina First Nation, Chief Roy Whitney is pleased to announce that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accepted an invitation to formally meet with and be briefed on First Nations issues by the Tsuut'ina First Nation. Tsuut'ina will honour the Prime Minister by bestowing a ceremonial headdress. Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde will also be in attendance for this historic event and will also receive a headdress.
The visit will occur on Friday March 4th, 2016. At this time, media are asked to express their interest in attending the event (instructions below). A program that includes details of times and locations will be sent to all accredited media in advance of the event itself.
Accreditation process for media:
Please send an email with the full names and email addresses of all representatives to [email protected]. Upon acceptance (via reply email) of your representatives, please be aware that any substitutions must be sent via email before end of day Wednesday March 2nd. After that point, the list will be considered final. Your representatives must carry valid government issued photo ID that matches the name on the accredited list. The accredited list must be considered final. Thanks for understanding.
SOURCE Tsuut'ina Nation
For further information: For advance questions regarding the significance of this visit to Tsuut'ina, please contact: Kevin Littlelight, 403.305.7331, @KLittlelight; For logistical questions only contact: Morten Paulsen, [email protected], 403.399.3377