Yinka Dene Alliance

First Nations Across North America to Deliver Unified Tar Sands Message in Ottawa

March 19, 2013

For Immediate Release

March 19, 2013, Ottawa – A growing number of First Nations from across Canada and the United States with traditional territory in the tar sands and on pipeline routes proposed east, west and south will host a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 20 at 10:30 am EST to deliver a clear and unified message.

WHO: Chiefs and hereditary leaders of the Yinka Dene Alliance, Yankton Sioux, Athabasca Chipewyan, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations
WHEN: 10:30 – 11:15 am, March 20, 2013
WHERE: National Press Theatre, Parliament Hill

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For more information, please contact:

Geraldine Thomas-Flurer, Yinka Dene Alliance Coordinator 250-570-1482

Only accredited media will be allowed access to the National Press Theatre.

For information about accreditation, please contact:
Collin Lafrance, Collin.lafrance@parl.gc.ca or 613-­992‐6517