First Nations chief sues AFN, national chief over corruption allegations – CBC

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First Nations chief sues AFN, national chief over corruption allegations – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202213 Views

Dec 02, 2022

AFN executive committee, which is made of regional chiefs, quietly apologized after lawsuit filed

A northern Ontario First Nations chief has filed a lawsuit claiming $200,000 in damages from the Assembly of First Nations and its National Chief RoseAnne Archibald after she accused him of corruption.

Just days after that statement of claim was filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) executive committee apologized to Chief Wilfred King of Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek, a community located about 175 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ont. that is also known as Gull Bay First Nation.

In a letter sent on behalf of the AFN executive committee, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland Regional Chief Paul Prosper absolved King of any wrongdoing and said the committee will continue to urge Archibald to apologize personally.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/chief-wilfred-king-lawsuit-afn-national-chief-1.6671198

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