Media Advisory: AFN to release an innovative expert report on Post-Secondary
Education for First Nations

OTTAWA, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo will host a press conference Monday to release a discussion paper entitled Taking Action for First Nations Post-Secondary Education: Access, Opportunity, and Outcomes.

National Chief Atleo will be joined by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), the Association of Community Colleges of Canada (ACCC), the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA).

    DATE:        Monday, June 21, 2010 (National Aboriginal Solidarity Day)

    TIME:        10:30 a.m.

    LOCATION:    473 Albert Street (Main Lobby, First Floor), Ottawa

In the wake of announcements by the Federal Government that it will reform post secondary education programming for First Nation students, the AFN brought together a group of experts and leaders in post secondary education for First Nation students. The discussion paper to be released is the culmination of this effort and charts the way forward for First Nation governments and the federal government.

SOURCE Assembly of First Nations

For further information: For further information: Alain Garon, Bilingual Communications Officer, Assembly of First Nations, (613) 241-6789 (382), 613-292-0857 or

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