Atleo sworn in as AFN National Chief

Submitted by jdorion on Fri, 07/24/2009 - 14:13

After a marathon voting session consisting of 8 ballots, Shawn Atleo has been elected as the new National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Here is the offical AFN press release: Assembly of First Nations Announces Election of New National Chief Press Conference with New National Chief to be Held

Here is a link the the CBC coverage of the event: Atleo sworn in as AFN national chief (CBC News)

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Senators Meet With Leaders Of Unrecognized Bands

Submitted by jdorion on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 03:41

Chiefs of excluded bands hope today's meeting with Liberal senators will bring them one step closer to the federal government recognizing them.

Chiefs from the John Cochrane First Nation, Chakastaypaysin First Nation, and Peter Chapman First Nations, as well as Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations senators, are meeting with members of the Senate's Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs in Saskatoon.