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REF NO.: 46

SUBJECT: President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami to give public lecture at Memorial University

DATE: Oct. 12,2004

Jose A. Kusugak, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, will give a public presentation titled The Inuit of Canada: Charting the Future in the New Millennium on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004. The lecture will begin in room E-1020, in the Education Building, located on Memorial's St. John's campus. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. and all are welcome to attend. William Andersen III, president of the Labrador Inuit Association, will provide a brief prepared address and PowerPoint at this lecture and will highlight the status of the LIA’s land claims agreement. He will also formally introduce ITK President Kusugak. Free parking is available in Area 16A (located on the north side of the campus) and $2 parking is available in Area 3 (gated lot off Westerland Road).

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For further information, please contact Thelma Christian, Faculty of Education (Native and Northern), telephone (709)737-7626 or e-mail thelmac@mun.ca.

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