Alderville First Nation teen participates in national youth panel – Anishinabek News

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201970 Views

November 12, 2019

GATINEAU, QUE. – Chanelle Smoke had become accustomed to being a voice not only in her high school but also throughout her school board.

And now, the 18-year-old, who is a citizen of Alderville First Nation, can add another impressive accomplishment to her resume.

“Now, I’m representing Canada,” said Smoke, moments after speaking on Oct. 29 as part of the national youth panel at this year’s Cando Conference.

Cando is the organization that promotes economic development in Indigenous communities across the country.

Members of the national youth panel presented their stories on day three of the conference held at Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau from Oct. 27-30.

Read More: http://anishinabeknews.ca/2019/11/12/alderville-first-nation-teen-participates-in-national-youth-panel/

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