British Columbia Chief becomes head of Assembly of First Nations

A hereditary chief from Ahousaht on the west coast of Vancouver Island survived a marathon voting session in Calgary on Thursday, to emerge as the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Shawn Atleo, became the first British Columbia chief to head the national organization, after he emerged victorious on the eighth ballot of a voting session that spanned two days…

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