Assembly of First Nations leadership elections

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Assembly of First Nations (National Indian Brotherhood before 1982) leadership elections are held every three years to elect the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.wikipedia
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Assembly of First Nations

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Assembly of First Nations (National Indian Brotherhood before 1982) leadership elections are held every three years to elect the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Shawn Atleo

Shawn A-in-chut Atleo
At the close of nominations on June 16, the declared candidates were AFN's British Columbia regional chief Shawn Atleo, Roseau River First Nation chief Terry Nelson, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations chief Perry Bellegarde, British Columbia land claims negotiator Bill Wilson and former Union of Ontario Indians chief John Beaucage.
He was elected the AFN's National Chief at the leadership convention on July 23, 2009, defeating Perry Bellegarde after eight rounds of voting.

Konrad Sioui

Konrad Haskan SiouiR v SiouiR. v. Sioui
He was a candidate in the AFN's 1994 leadership convention, but lost to Ovide Mercredi.

Lawrence Martin (musician)

Lawrence MartinWapistanLawrence "Wapistan" Martin
During this time he ran as a candidate for the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations in its 2000 leadership election, but was not elected.

Delia Opekokew

Opekokew, Delia
Opekokew was the first woman to run for Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations' 1994 leadership convention.

Roberta Jamieson

Roberta L. Jamieson
She was a candidate for the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations at their 2003 leadership convention, losing to Phil Fontaine but finishing ahead of incumbent chief Matthew Coon Come.

Perry Bellegarde

Perry Bellgarde
At the close of nominations on June 16, the declared candidates were AFN's British Columbia regional chief Shawn Atleo, Roseau River First Nation chief Terry Nelson, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations chief Perry Bellegarde, British Columbia land claims negotiator Bill Wilson and former Union of Ontario Indians chief John Beaucage.
Bellegarde was a candidate for National Chief in the AFN's 2009 leadership election, in which he was defeated by Shawn Atleo on the eighth ballot after six successive ballots on which the candidates were virtually tied.

Pamela Palmater

Pam Palmater
In 2012, Palmater was the runner up in the Assembly of First Nations leadership elections for national chief.

First Nations

First NationNorth American IndianIndian
Each chief of a First Nation in Canada is eligible to cast a vote.

Whitehorse, Yukon

WhitehorseWhitehorse, Yukon TerritoryCity of Whitehorse
Held in Whitehorse, Yukon on September 16, 1976.

Yukon

Yukon TerritoryYKYT
Held in Whitehorse, Yukon on September 16, 1976.

Penticton

Penticton, British ColumbiaPenticton, BCCity of Penticton
Held in Penticton, British Columbia on April 21, 1982.

British Columbia

BCBritish Columbia, CanadaB.C.
Held in Penticton, British Columbia on April 21, 1982. Held in Vancouver, British Columbia on July 30, 1985.

Vancouver

Vancouver, British ColumbiaVancouver, BCVancouver, Canada
Held in Vancouver, British Columbia on July 30, 1985.

Edmonton

Edmonton, AlbertaEdmonton, CanadaEdmonton, AB
Held in Edmonton, Alberta.

Alberta

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Held in Edmonton, Alberta.