Race for AFN national chief gets rolling

The race for the position of national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is heating up.

APTN National News
The race for the position of national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is heating up.

The AFN election is happening in July in Toronto.

Already there are half a dozen candidates vying for the top job.

So far, the contenders for national chief are Ellen Gabriel, Terry Nelson, Joan Jack, Pam Palmater, Bill Erasmus and Shawn Atleo, the incumbent national chief.

Tuesday is the deadline for all candidates to submit their nomination forms.

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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.

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