The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI congratulates participants in the Lennox Island First Nation Election; Chief Matilda Ramjattan Re-elected
Charlottetown PEI, — June 11, 2016
The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI is congratulating the participants in the Lennox Island First Nation election, held June 11, 2016. In particular, the Confederacy welcomes the re-election of Chief Matilda Ramjattan to her 2nd term in government, as well as newly elected on Reserve Councillors Janet Banks and Gerry Thomas, and off Reserve Councillor Mary Moore-Phillips, who was re-elected.
“On behalf of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, I would like to congratulate Chief Ramjattan, and Councillors Banks, Thomas and Moore-Phillips on their successful election”, said Don MacKenzie, Executive Director of the Confederacy. “And to all who put their names forward, you are to be commended for taking part in the democratic process.”
“I would like to welcome newly elected Councillors Banks and Thomas to the Board of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI,” said Co-Chair Chief Brian Francis of the Abegweit First Nation. “I look forward to continuing to work with Chief Ramjattan and the entire Lennox Island Band Council as we seek improved outcomes for the Mi’kmaq people of Prince Edward Island”.
The Lennox Island First Nation Band Council and the Abegweit First Nation Band Council are the two Mi’kmaq Governments on Prince Edward Island, which are the official representatives of all PEI Mi’kmaq. The two Band Councils also form the Board of Directors of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI.
For more information contact:
Don MacKenzie: 902-626-2882, [email protected]
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