December 11, 2015
CWY & the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual Winter Celebration
Canada World Youth attended The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual Winter Celebration on Thursday December 10, 2015, in Gatineau, Quebec. This exciting and highly anticipated event showcased talented Indigenous youth. The AFN is a national organization that represents 634 First Nation communities in Canada. Now is an exceptionally exciting and important time for First Nations, where each of us has a role to play in finding ways to move forward together, united in our common care and concern for First Nations people and communities, cultures, families and children.
Arnold Blackstar, Director, Aboriginal Programs at CWY with AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde.
Arnold Blackstar, Director, Aboriginal Programs at CWY with the Honourable Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard.
Kai Nestman, CWY Board member, the Governor General of Canada, his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and Arnold Blackstar, Director, Aboriginal Programs at CWY.
The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Rita S. Karakas, President and Chief Executive Officer of CWY and Mrs. Katherine Morrisseau-Sinc
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and Arnold Blackstar, Director, Aboriginal Programs at CWY.
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About Canada World Youth
Canada World Youth is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth aged up to 35 who want to become informed and active global citizens. CWY offers international transformative learning experiences focused on building knowledge, leadership and skills through participation in sustainable community-driven projects. For more than 40 years, 38,000 youth and 12,000 host families have participated in CWY programs, in Canada and abroad.
CWY is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency as a charitable organization (#118973999RR0001).
Source : Mary McGee, Communications Officer, Canada World Youth, 514 931-3526 # 336, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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