OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Regional Chief Ghislain Picard on being re-elected to represent the Quebec-Labrador region on the AFN National Executive.
"Regional Chief Picard is the longest serving member of the AFN National Executive," said National Chief Bellegarde. "Through his leadership he has made significant contributions to the Assembly of First Nations and First Nations across the country. I value his extensive experience and deep knowledge of our issues. This is his tenth term as a strong advocate for the rights of First Nations in the Quebec-Labrador region. I lift him up and congratulate him for earning the continued support of First Nations in his region."
Regional Chief Picard was re-elected in Montreal, Quebec during the AFNQL Chiefs Assembly. He is a proud Innu from the community of Pessamit.
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SOURCE Assembly of First Nations
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