VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 9, 2013) -

Attention News Editors:

Media are invited to a short briefing and Q&A session with Chief Fred Sam of Nak'azdli First Nation and Geraldine Thomas-Flurer, Yinka Dene Alliance Coordinator, immediately following their Thursday morning meeting with UN Special Rapporteur, James Anaya.

The purpose of the briefing is to give a run-down of discussions with Mr. Anaya, and to discuss next steps for the Yinka Dene Alliance for enforcing their own laws if BC and Canada continue to fail to do the right thing on Northern Gateway.

Chief Fred Sam, Nak'azdli First Nation (a member nation of the YDA)
Geraldine Thomas-Flurer, Yinka Dene Alliance Coordinator
Jessica Clogg and Gavin Smith, West Coast Environmental Law
When: Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 12:15 - 12:45pm (sandwiches and coffee provided)
Where: Multipurpose Room #1, Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver

Contact Information:

Yinka Dene Alliance
Geraldine Thomas-Flurer