Manitoba First Nations outline priorities for federal leaders – Toronto Star
Sept. 16, 2021
Indigenous leaders gathered virtually on Wednesday to discuss the issues they say are important to them as we close in on next week’s federal election and to push for more First Nations people in Manitoba to get out and vote.
A Facebook live event hosted by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) on Wednesday was dubbed ‘I am First Nations and I Vote,’ and brought several members of Manitoba’s Indigenous leadership together for a virtual town hall to discuss the issues they believe are important to focus on regarding Monday’s federal election.
AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas began by voicing his disappointment because he said previously promised meetings between Manitoba’s Indigenous leadership and some federal parties did not end up taking place.
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