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Harper's Aboriginal education announcement


Queen’s University aboriginal education expert Bonnie Jane Maracle is available to discuss today’s announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in which he is expected to unveil new Aboriginal education funding.

Ms Maracle teaches in the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program within the Queen’s faculty of education. She is a Mohawk and has done research on aboriginal education issues. She can discuss current problems with Aboriginal education in Canadian society today.

Please note she is only available for phone interviews.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca or Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or Anne.Craig@queensu.ca at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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