Celebrating Advocacy - Orillia Dinner 2017

Mark October 23, 2017 in your calendar and join Society President Sonia Bjorkquist, our Board of Directors and members of the bench and bar for this special evening of collegiality, and celebrate the Society’s collaboration with Indigenous communities through our TAS True North initiatives.

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Keynote Speaker:
Perry Bellegarde, National Chief, Assembly of First Nations

National Chief Bellegarde is from the Little Black Bear First Nation, Treaty 4 Territory. He served as Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and Saskatchewan Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. He has also served as the Tribal Chair of the Touchwood-File Hills-Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, Councillor for the Little Black Bear First Nation and Chief of Little Black Bear First Nation. Perry Bellegarde was named AFN National Chief on December 10, 2014.

He has spent his entire adult life putting into practice his strong beliefs in the laws and traditions instilled in him by the many Chiefs and Elders he has known over the years. Passionate about making measureable progress on the issues that matter most to First Nations people, National Chief Bellegarde is a strong advocate for the implementation of Inherent Aboriginal and Treaty Rights. Widely known as a consensus builder with a track record of accomplishment, he brings community people, leaders, Chiefs and Elders together to focus on working cooperatively to move issues forward.

Cocktail Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
When:
2017-10-23 6:00 PM - 2017-10-23 9:30 PM
Where:
Casino Rama Resort
5899 Rama Road
Orillia, ON

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