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Joanna Bernard becomes Assembly of First Nations regional chief – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2021172 Views

Dec 02, 2021

Bernard succeeds Roger Augustine who had been regional chief for N.B. and P.E.I. since 2008

Joanna Bernard of Madawaska First Nation has been elected Assembly of First Nations regional chief for New Brunswick after a month-long campaign.

Assembly regional chiefs are elected by chiefs in their own provinces. Bernard won 80 per cent of the votes.

“I was excited,” she said in an interview as she spoke about how she was congratulated by every chief in New Brunswick following the announcement.

The task ahead, Bernard said, is to take the concerns of Indigenous people in the province to Ottawa after consulting with the chiefs.

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