Press convocation - Historical presence of five Innu Chiefs in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Nov. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - An important delegation composed of five Innu Chiefs and thirty elders will be traveling from northern Quebec to Ottawa, on Thursday, November 26, and will be at the office of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, as well as the Parliament buildings, asserting their territorial rights. The media is invited to meet the delegation during their AM session at the office of the Minister and, in the afternoon, at the Parliament for a press conference before the question/answer period the delegation plans to attend.


       1 - Appearance at the office of the Minister of Indian Affairs
                 2 - Press Conference at the Château Laurier
                   - Chief Georges-C.S. Bâcon, Unamen Shipu
           - Chief Georges-Ernest Grégoire, Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam
                 - Chief Jean-Charles Piétacho, Ekuanitshit
                       - Chief Raphaël Picard, Pessamit
                 -  Chief Réal McKenzie, Matimekush-Lac John

                         Thursday, November 26, 2009

    9:30 a.m. - Demonstration at the office of the Minister of Indian Affairs
                        11:30 a.m. - Press Conference

                 The office of the Minister of Indian Affairs
                          Terrasses de la Chaudière
                 10 Wellington street, North Tower, Gatineau

                               Press Conference
                               Château Laurier
                           Salle Québec, 1st floor,
                           1 Rideau Street, Ottawa


For further information: For further information: Éric Cardinal, Office: (450) 638-5159, Mobile: (514) 258-2315,

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