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Runner-up in last Assembly of First Nations election to run again for national chief – CBC

Oct 31, 2023

Former Muskowekwan First Nation chief Reginald Bellerose announced his candidacy Tuesday

The man who finished second in the last election to lead the Assembly of First Nations is running again.

Former Muskowekwan First Nation chief Reginald Bellerose made the announcement Tuesday morning at the Whitecap Dakota Nation near Saskatoon.

“It’s not an easy job, but it’s a job that must be done,” Bellerose said.

If elected as national chief of the AFN, Bellerose says a national gaming strategy would be a high priority.

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Saskatchewan First Nations have long had a comprehensive revenue sharing and ownership agreement with the provincial government.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/runner-up-in-last-assembly-of-first-nations-election-to-run-again-for-national-chief-1.7014244

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