AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde to attend climate change talks in Paris – The Globe and Mail

AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde to attend climate change talks in Paris – The Globe and Mail

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2015215 Views

Nov. 26, 2015

The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has taken the unusual step of inviting the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations to join the Canadian delegation attending the international conference on climate-change next week in Paris.

It is a gesture that was welcomed by Perry Bellegarde, who has led the indigenous organization for nearly a year, as a demonstration of the new government’s interest in repairing a frayed relationship with Canada’s first peoples.

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