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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh announces the start of the 2019 Grand Council #3 Spring Assembly – NetNewsLedger.com
by ahnationtalk onMay 14, 2019134 Views
May 14, 2019
Kenora, ON – INDIGENOUS – Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 announced today the start of the National Spring Assembly of the Grand Council Treaty #3 Chiefs.
The three-day assembly titled ‘Pimiinitizowan’ will bring together 28 First Nations Chiefs, leaders, Elders, youth and citizens to Couchiching First Nation, the host of this year’s Assembly.
“We welcome everyone to our First Nation for the next three to four days and hope everyone has the opportunity to visit with our citizens and enjoy the warmth and hospitality of our community,” said Couchiching First Nation Chief Brian Perrault.
The Assembly started with cultural protocols, ie the lighting of the fire on Monday and will begin with Elders Florence Yerxa and Willy Yerxa and a welcoming address from Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh.