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Northern Shuswap Tribal Council announces new Chief Negotiator for NStQ Treaty Negotiations

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*Press Release*

September 11, 2015

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council announces Chief Negotiator for NStQ Treaty Negotiations .

The Northern Shuswap Tribal Council Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of new NStQ Chief Negotiator, Rosanne Kyle.

As a partner with the Vancouver based Aboriginal Law Firm, Mandell Pinder LLP, Rosanne brings a wealth of experience to the treaty negotiations process. She has been practicing in the area of aboriginal law for over 20 years and has been repeatedly named as one of Canada’s leading aboriginal law lawyers. Rosanne has represented First Nations in a number of negotiations, including Treaty-related agreements and has also been counsel for First Nations in Aboriginal law cases. She was an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, is a guest lecturer at Simon Fraser University, and is a regular speaker on Aboriginal law issues at conferences across the country.

The Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) are currently at the end of the Agreement-in-Principle, or stage four, of the six stage treaty process, with the AiP Referendum date set for February 11th, 2016

For more information about the AiP and Treaty Process:
www.nstqtreaty.ca
www.bctreaty.net/

Or, contact: Beth Bedard, NStQ Treaty Team Coordinator
E: b.bedard@nstq.org
P: (250) 392-7361 ext. 226 TF: 1-888-392-7361 Fax: 250-392-6158