Shawn Atleo discusses split among chiefs leading up to meetings next week

First Nations leaders will meet next week in Whitehorse for the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly.

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First Nations leaders will meet next week in Whitehorse for the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly.

But there will be a few chiefs missing.

Some are instead attending a separate gathering at the Onion Lake Cree Nation.

It’s a protest against what they say is the ineffectiveness of the AFN.

National Chief Shawn Atleo spoke to APTN National News Thursday.

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