Former Assembly of First Nations national chief Shawn Atleo kept key members of the organization’s chiefs executive committee in the dark before appearing next to Prime Minister Stephen Harper to announce a now-stalled First Nation education bill back in February, according to court documents.
Last Friday, Shawn Atleo called it quits becoming the first national chief of the Assembly of First Nations to resign.
The election for the next national chief of the Assembly of First Nations will likely be held this fall, according to the organization’s executive chiefs committee that has taken over the role in the interim from Shawn Atleo who resigned from the post last Friday.
APTN National News OTTAWA—Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo announced his resignation Friday…
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Calling it a “historic” announcement, Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Friday unveiled reworked and renamed proposed legislation for First Nations on-reserve education that comes with $1.9 billion in funding.
First Nations leaders will meet next week in Whitehorse for the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly.
Chiefs from across the country are still sharing a sense of empowerment after they protested on Parliament Hill last week.
There has been tough talk from Shawn Atleo lately.