Justice Ministers speech to AFN General Assembly

July 25, 2017 Address by Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould at the Assembly of First Nations 38th Annual General Assembly. Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould: First of all wanted to acknowledge the elders, matriarchs, veterans, chiefs, youth, my colleague ministers, ladies and gentlemen. It is indeed a pleasure to be here to speak to you on Treat 4 territory and to be in the city of Regina. So today, I want to talk about rights recognition and the incredibly important transition that we now find ourselves in. And I’m going to speak to you both as a Minister of the Crown and as a Kwakwaka’wakw citizen. But before I do, as the National Chief did, I wanted to acknowledge the deep concern that we all have for…

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