APTN National News The current Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak grand chief David Harper has faced harsh…
Chiefs organization hosting AFN election kept $1.9 million in training dollars destined for member First Nations, according to auditors
Auditors appointed by the department of Aboriginal Affairs have found that Manitoba Keewatinow Okimakanak (MKO) kept at least $1.9 million worth of federal training dollars that was supposed to flow to member First Nations, APTN National News has learned.
The organization and grand chief hosting the election for the next national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is facing a lawsuit from their former in-house lawyer.
A Manitoba First Nation organization whose grand chief could face a vote of non-confidence Wednesday has received a second “disclaimer of opinion” from an auditor because the organization lacked a traceable paper trail for its spent dollars, APTN National News has learned.
The fate of Grand Chief David Harper and a forensic audit into Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak’s books remained uncertain following a shortened meeting by the organization’s chiefs executive council Thursday.
MKO Grand Chief Harper draws criticism over plan to award traditional clan designation to AFN election sponsors
Manitoba Keeewatinowi Okimakanak Grand Chief David Harper’s plan to classify sponsors for the upcoming Assembly of First Nation election event in Winnipeg by traditional clan designations has upset some member chiefs of his organization.
The grand chief of the organization representing northern First Nations in Manitoba has paid a visit to Israel.
Grand Chief: No shutting down northern reserves in territories we’ve lived in for “thousands of years”
A Manitoba grand chief who represents 30 northern First Nations says First Nations people in northern communities don’t want to move away from lands they’ve inhabited for “thousands of years.”