(Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Bobby Cameron on his re-election yesterday as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and AFN Regional Chief for Saskatchewan. The FSIN Legislative Assembly and Election took place at the TCU Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on October 24 and 25, 2018.
“On behalf of the AFN Executive Committee, I congratulate Regional Chief Bobby Cameron on his re-election and look forward to our continued work together on enforcing and implementing First Nations rights and title,” said AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde.? “Regional Chief Cameron has been a strong voice on the AFN Executive Committee for the rights and priorities of First Nations in Saskatchewan and across the country and we value his ongoing experience and insight. ?I acknowledge and offer congratulations to FSIN First Vice-Chief Morley Watson and Third-Vice Chief Edward Henry (Dutch) Lerat as they join the FSIN executive to advocate and represent Saskatchewan First Nations.”
Regional Chief Bobby Cameron is a member of the Witchekan Lake First Nation and was elected to his first term for Chief of FSIN and AFN Regional Chief in 2015. ?The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan.
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