(Former Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak grand chief David Harper faced multiple audits while in charge of…
Auditors found $77,000 worth of travel claims did not match cell phone records
Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief David Harper isn’t stepping down from his post despite calls for his ouster.
A northern Manitoba chief says he no longer recognizes the leadership of one of the province’s largest First Nation political groups.
The federal Aboriginal Affairs department is probing the finances of a Manitoba First Nation organization whose embattled grand chief is trying to avoid a non-confidence vote by member chiefs.
Forensic auditors investigating a northern Manitoba First Nation organization want its grand chief to step aside because he could “pose a threat” to their probe, according to a letter obtained by APTN National News.
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After allegations of misspending, a political organization that represents northern Manitoba First Nations has asked its leader to step down while a forensic audit is conducted.
The grand chief of Manitoba Keeewatinowi Okimakanak, which represents some of the poorest communities in Canada, bought three guitars on his organization’s dime, according to documents obtained by APTN National News.
When Assembly of First Nations chiefs on Tuesday decided to hold the election for national chief in Winnipeg this coming December, Manitoba Keeewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief David Harper, who will be the host, told the Halifax gathering his organization was “financially ready” to hold the event.