Traditional chiefs in Nova Scotia meet to talk about return to power

Traditional chiefs looking ahead to day Indian Act is gone.

Trina Roache
APTN National News
The push to revive traditional Indigenous leadership is gaining momentum in the Atlantic region.

With the federal government talking about getting rid of the Indian Act, a hereditary chief says the original governments can pave the way forward.

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  1. Thus, in Mi’kmaq society, wise men with impeccable reputations of honorable conduct, and proven hunting abilities, had to compete for appointment by the People to fill leadership positions. When selected, a man could serve for life, provided he conducted himself with dignity and humility. Hereditary Chiefs were not part of the system. Dan E Paul.

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