OTTAWA, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates re-elected Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, elected yesterday at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs 30th Annual General Assembly taking place at Brokenhead Ojibway First Nation in Treaty 1 territory.
"I congratulate my colleague Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart today on behalf of the entire AFN Executive Committee," said AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde. "I know he will continue to be a strong voice for First Nations in Manitoba and across the country. Regional Chief Hart has been driving action and overseeing the AFN's work in key areas like housing, infrastructure and drinking water, and child welfare. He's also a strong voice for the environment and protection and respect for our traditional territories. I look forward to our continued advocacy and leadership to advance First Nations rights."
Regional Chief Kevin T. Hart is from the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation and has been re-elected for a second term as Manitoba Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations.
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is the main political organization representing Chiefs from across Manitoba.
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