Phil Fontaine

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Phil Fontaine

On January 29th, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Phil Fontaine, addressed the University of Ottawa as the featured speaker in the third annual David Makow Lecture on Tolerance and Intolerance. National Chief Fontaine’s speech was entitled “Relationship, recognition and reconciliation: Aboriginal rights in a post-apology era.”

David Makow is a Polish Holocaust survivor and the author of “Dangerous Luck: Memories of a Hunted Life,” a non-fiction account of his experiences during World War II. Mr. Makow has spent much of his life working with the National Research Council in Ottawa.