Canada Minister for Indigenous Affairs to address UN on Monday
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous People opens today in New York City.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and Canada’s Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will be in attendance to make an official announcement about Canada and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
More than 1000 indigenous delegates will attend the forum.
Hoyane Tododaho of the Onondaga Nation’s Haudenosaunee Confederacy will offer a ceremonial welcome to those delegates.
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