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‘Chiefs In The News – August 21, 2015’


This edition of ‘Chiefs In The News’ features a squabble between chiefs about nepotism at the Assembly of ‘First Nations’; two chiefs from B.C. who have lavishly compensated themselves at the expense of tribal members, and a disappointing remark that indicates just how deep the resentment and bitterness is in the aboriginal heart… 

ERBLChiefsInTheNews-2015-08-21“Assembly of ‘First Nations’ National Chief Perry Bellegarde admits he is in a conflict of interest by employing his long-time girlfriend as a senior adviser.

“The arrangement is not sitting well with Six Nations Chief Ava Hill (Six Nations has the largest population of any ‘First Nation’ in the country), who wrote the national chief in March asking him to “rectify this conflict of interest situation.”  Continue reading ‘Chiefs In The News – August 21, 2015’