The Canadian Press

2012-07-18 | AFN Election

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Incumbent Shawn Atleo was re-elected as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations. It took three ballots of voting for Atleo to claim the 60 per cent of the vote he needed for victory. Atleo said he would get aboriginals working together to better assert their rights. (Opponents had said Atleo was too close to the Harper government, but other chiefs suggested they did not want Atleo's first-term efforts to evaporate.)

Date: 2012-07-18
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we will work together recognizing that we share inherent rights and title irrespective of what territories we come from we will reject government's attempt to deny or extinguish all right and we will move forward together with a clear plan for reform based on recognition nation-building and building the capacity of our governments >>