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National Indigenous Organization Leaders at the State Funeral of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

on September 18, 2022

(London, UK) – Leaders from Canada’s three national Indigenous organizations are attending the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II tomorrow as part of the Canadian delegation. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed, and President of the Métis National Council (MNC) Cassidy Caron are scheduled to arrive at Westminster Abbey around 9:20 – 9:30 BST.

AFN National Chief Archibald will then be available for media requests at the Corinthia London at 14:00 BST. She will be joined by Chief Sheldon Kent of Black River First Nation and Chief Theresa Nelson of Animbiigoo Zaagi igan Anishinaabek.

The AFN is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Updates.

For more information please contact:

Andrew St. Germain
Office of the National Chief
416-543-1690 (mobile)
[email protected]

Steven Sutherland
Communications Manager
Métis National Council
[email protected]

Patricia D’Souza
Director of Communications
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
[email protected]
613-292-4482 (mobile)

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