Optimistic mood as new Tsawwassen First Nation legislature opens – Vancouver Sun

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by NationTalk on November 9, 2012552 Views

The mood was optimistic as a new Tsawwassen First Nation legislature opened Wednesday evening.

Held at the Tsawwassen Longhouse, it was the first session of the TFN’s second legislature following its historic urban treaty and the first with new Chief Bryce Williams.

Williams, who defeated longtime incumbent Kim Baird in September’s election, is in his second term in the legislature at only 23 years of age.

The opening session was primarily spent on introductions and ceremony as well as voting for a new squiquel, otherwise known as the legislative chair.

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