Indigenous leaders react to federal cabinet appointments – Sudbury.com

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201964 Views

Nishnawbe Aski Nation says it has ‘high expectations’ that its priorities will be addressed

OTTAWA — Now that the cabinet has been named, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler are calling on federal ministers to collaborate with First Nations on issues that are important to them.

“We expect that this government will begin immediately to continue the work to create systemic change,” Fiddler said on Wednesday in a statement issued on behalf of the NAN executive council.

Archibald said the Chiefs of Ontario will reach out to ministers in new portfolios “to create new relationships and build on positive relations already established with the federal government.”.

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