Meet the three candidates running for Dene National Chief – CBC

Meet the three candidates running for Dene National Chief – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201845 Views

Election to replace longtime Dene National Chief Bill Erasmus expected at end of August

Jun 14, 2018

The field is set with three candidates officially in the running in the upcoming election to be the next Dene National Chief.

Richard Edjericon, Eileen Marlowe and Norman Yakeleya are running for the election, which will take place at the Dene National Assembly at West Point First Nation, near Hay River this August.

The Assembly is scheduled for Aug. 20-22 with the election happening Aug. 22.

As the three candidates begin their campaigns over the summer months, here’s a bit of background on them, what’s motivating them to run and where they see the Dene Nation going forward.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/dene-nation-new-chief-elections-candidates-1.4705206

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