Marlene Poitras inaugurated as first Alberta regional chief for AFN

Marlene Poitras became the first female Alberta regional chief for the Assembly of First Nations last month.

On Friday, the new regional chief was inaugurated by chiefs and National Chief Perry Bellegarde.

APTN’s Chris Stewart was there.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.