Forwarding the following, regarding a Montreal march as part of the National Day of Action:
MARCH OF SOLIDARITY WITH FIRST NATIONS OF CANADA
For the NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
Montreal, June 29th. 2007, 12h00 Noon
This NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION is an opportunity for First Nations and Canadians to stand together in a spirit of unity to support a better life for all First Nations peoples. Let us march to put an end to First Nations poverty as a social injustice that concerns all in Canada. Together, we can demonstrate that the relationship between First Nations and Canadians is based on principles of respect, dignity, and fairness.
Action is required now to secure a better and just future for First Nations children and youth, and honor the wisdom of our Elders. The First Nations Plan is reasonable, achievable, and necessary for Canada.
We will be marching up Parc ave to the Park Jeanne-Mance, close to the statue of George-Étienne Cartier, where we will have a Gathering for all who attend.
For general public:The March will start at
on Friday, June 29th
from the corner of Sherbrooke and Parc ave.
Invite your friends and your family!
For Aboriginals:Preparations begin at 11:00am
near the Bleury Exit of Place Des Arts Metro station.
This peaceful march will depart at 11:50 sharp.
We encourage you all to bring your Friends and Family, your Drums and your Regalia.
Spokesperson in Montreal, Irkar Beljaars (514) 572-2684
"We must use the tools of the white man so that we may speak in the halls of law and government" ~Cheif Dan George