Shawn Atleo’s re-election last week as chief of the Assembly of First Nations is causing debate in the Northwest Territories.
Shawn Atleo won re-election Wednesday after three rounds of voting gave him another three year mandate as the head of the Assembly of First Nations.
Shawn Atleo missed the magic 60 per cent mark for re-election by three votes on the second ballot, sending chiefs to the polls of a third time Wednesday in the election for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Needing only 40 votes to secure a second term as national chief Assembly of First Nations, Shawn Atleo appeared poised for victory on the second ballot.
APTN National News TORONTO–Shawn Atleo took the first ballot in the vote for national chief…
Calling the last three years an honour and privilege, incumbent Shawn Atleo said First Nations today have much to learn from historic battles waged over rights and resources.
The Saskatchewan chief who formally nominated Shawn Atleo as a candidate in 2009 says the incumbent national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is heading down a path toward “assimilation.”
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo’s bid for re-election may not come as easy as he may hope.
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