Hundreds of leaders of indigenous peoples from across Canada will gather in Ottawa today for a special Assembly.
National meeting of the so-called Assembly of First Nations, will discuss the political strategy of the course in key issues, including the commitment of the government Trudeau to finally create a bill harmonizing canadian laws with the Declaration of the United Nations on the rights of indigenous peoples.
The liberal Cabinet Ministers and representatives of the democratic party will visit the Assembly during the week.
But, despite participation in meetings of the chiefs last year, nor the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or conservative leader Andrew Shire not included in the schedule of expected speakers for the three day event.
During the meetings this week, the chiefs and their designated delegates will discuss issues of safety and security of women, indigenous peoples, as conducted earlier this year, the national investigation found that violence against women from indigenous peoples across Canada, tantamount to genocide.
Will also discuss climate change, financial relations, economic and social development, as well as the inherent and Treaty rights.