NAN Congratulates AFN National Chief Bellegarde

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde speaking at the 2018 Nishnawbe Aski Nation Winter Chiefs Assembly in Thunder Bay Ontario
AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde speaking at the 2018 Nishnawbe Aski Nation Winter Chiefs Assembly in Thunder Bay Ontario

VANCOUVER – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of NAN Chiefs and the Executive Council, congratulates Perry Bellegarde on his re-election as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territory today:

“On behalf of NAN I am pleased to congratulate Perry Bellegarde on his re-election as National Chief. He is a strong advocate for First Nations with our federal Treaty partner and has supported our leaders and communities in times of need throughout his first term. National Chief has received a solid mandate, and we look forward to working with him and the Assembly of First Nations to advance the interests of our Nations at the federal level. I also acknowledge all of the candidates for their dedication to advancing the interests of First Nations and for issues they have raised during this campaign.”

National Chief Bellegarde was re-elected during the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly held July 24-26 in Vancouver.

NAN will invite him to address Chiefs and Assembly at the XXXVII Keewaywin Conference on August 14–16 in Chapleau Cree First Nation.