Manitoba First Nations lawyer Jack testing waters for AFN run

Joan Jack is a lawyer from the Berens River First Nation in northern Manitoba.

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Joan Jack is a lawyer from the Berens River First Nation in northern Manitoba.

Jack says she’s an expert at taking traditional legal systems and giving them expression in the modern legal environment and it’s something she’s done for a number of First Nations across the country.

Jack is considering running for national chief of the AFN.

She spoke to APTN in the network’s Winnipeg studio.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.