Friday, 15 June 2018

Indigenous Politics coverage of the AFN National Chief 2018 Election and AFNAGA

Updated June 16, 2018 (Turtle Island)

Indigenous Politics, 2018 AFN Coverage by Joshua Brass Fraser ᐆᑕ ᑫᐁᐘᑎᓅᐠ 

The Assembly of First Nation (AFN) will hold its 39th Annual General Assembly from July 24 - 26, 2018 in Vancouver. They will take place on traditional  territories of the Squamish, Musqueam, and Tseil-Waututh peoples of the Coast Salish Nations. 

This year is also an election cycle for the Assembly of First Nations National Chief. As it stands today, Indigenous Politics is aware of four First Nations candidates for National Chief. 

Timeline for AFN National Chief Candidate process:

  • May 30, 2018 - Nominations are open 
  • June 19, 2018 - Nominations close 
  • July 25, 2018 - Elections take place during AFNAGA
To find out more information, visit the AFN website


We will be adding more information about the candidates and their platforms as we receive it, please feel free to share any fact-based information with links to us about these candidates at our e-mail address. 

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Joshua Brass Fraser (Peepeekisis, Treaty 4) who is Cree, Tsuut'ina and Anishinaabe is the Publisher of the Indigenous Politics Blog.  

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