Dene national chief takes on 4 portfolios for Assembly of First Nations – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2018117 Views

Norman Yakeleya will need to balance roles as Dene national chief and regional chief for AFN

Nov 09, 2018

Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya has his marching orders from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in his role as one of the organization’s regional chiefs.

Yakeleya holds four portfolios for the Assembly of First Nations: veterans affairs, the elders council, renewing the AFN’s charter, and residential schools. That’s in addition to his work as chief of the Dene Nation — a role he took on in August.

“Even over the last couple of months I was looking over the two roles and finding where we find the balance,” he said.

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