Monday, September 13, 2010

Pottle to Discuss Progress of Aboriginal Women during Summit

The progress of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Aboriginal women in politics will be up for discussion during a national summit.

The Arnait Nipingit Leadership Summit begins today in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

As part of the summit, Patty Pottle, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, will be discussing the progress made by Aboriginal women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Pottle will be part of a panel discussion on women and political leadership in the North.

The panel takes place on September 16.

It will consist of 10 aboriginal women who are making waves in the world of politics.

Other politicians joining the panel include Eva Aariak, the Premier of Nunavut and ITK President, Mary Simon.

1 comment:

  1. One of the few time the Aboriginal Affairs Minister was permitted to speak!