TORONTO, July 18, 2012 /CNW/ - First Nation leaders from across Canada
today re-elected Shawn A-in-chut Atleo as National Chief of the
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) - the national advocacy organization
representing First Nation citizens in Canada.
National Chief Atleo will host a press conference Thursday July 19, 2012
in room 712 of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building at
Three ballots of voting were held today during the 33rd AFN Annual General Assembly taking place at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre in Toronto this week.
National Chief Atleo will begin a three-year term immediately. This is
his second term as National Chief.
The final day of the three-day Annual General Assembly continues
tomorrow with regular Chiefs' business, including resolutions which
mandate the work of the National Chief and AFN.
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