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UPDATE! Our Children, Our Future, Our Responsibility: NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION - MAY 29, 2008
MEDIA ADVISORY
May 28, 2008

Media Advisory
May 28, 2008

OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURE, OUR RESPONSIBILITY
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION - MAY 29, 2008

(Vancouver/Coast Salish Territory): First Nations People across British Columbia will be holding several events in solidarity on May 29, 2008. These include:

Chilliwack – Rally
8:30 am – Minister Chuck Strahl’s Constituency Office
(102 - 7388 Vedder Road)

Keremos – Rally
10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Memorial Park

Burnaby – Public Statement
10:30 am – Metro Vancouver (GVRD) Office
(4330 Kingsway)

Prince George – March and Rally
March Begins: 11:00am – Carrier Sekani Tribal Council’s Office to the Prince George Courthouse
(Assembling at 10:30 am at 1460-6th Avenue)
Rally: 12:00pm – Prince George Courthouse
(250 George Street)

Cranbrook – Rally
11:00 am PST/12:00 Noon MT – Jim Abbott’s Constituency Office
(125 D Slater Road)

Vancouver – March and Rally
March Begins: 12:00 Noon – Premier’s Office, Canada Place
(Assembling at 11:30 am at 999 Canada Place)
Rally: 12:30 pm – Vancouver Art Gallery

Victoria –Rally
12:00 Noon – Legislature Buildings

Merritt – Rally
12:00 Noon – Junction of Highway 5 and 97c

Gustafsen Lake – Gathering
1:00 pm – Gustafsen Lake

The NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION is a time for First Nations and Canadians to stand together in the spirit of unity to demand the Federal Government and the Government of British Columbia work with First Nations to recognize our inherent rights to our children and to invest in our children’s future.

For more information:
Chilliwack: Grand Chief Doug Kelly (604) 798-1436
Keremos: Crystal Richter (250) 499-5528 ext 123; April Ranahan (250) 707-0095 ext 107
Burnaby: Chief Bob Pasco (250) 371-0775
Prince George: Tribal Chief David Luggi (250) 640-6622; Vice-Tribal Chief Catherine Lessard (250) 565-5139
Cranbrook: Kathryn Teneese (250) 489-8696
Vancouver: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip (250) 490-5314; Grand Chief Doug Kelly (604) 798-1436
Victoria: Chief Bob Chamberlain (250) 974 8282; Willard Gallic (250) 724-1225
Gustafsen Lake Gathering: Chief Wayne Christian (250) 503-7072
Merritt: Chief Tim Manuel (250) 378-1986

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