AFN in crisis mode…happy Indigenous people day?

The Assembly of First Nation is in crisis mode. It’s national chief has accused the organization of among other things corruption and the AFN executive countered with a suspension. The first time, by the way, a National Chief has been suspended and the first time an investigation into staff complaints against an AFN leader has led to an investigation against them . At least, it’s the first time that it’s become public. Four staff members complained of bullying and harassment including being required to attend the now infamous Hawaiian ceremony in which they were to relate their traumas to the National Chief, their boss. A new Whistleblower policy, ironically one the National Chief says she pushed for, allowed them to come foward without fear of reprisal. An internal investigation into…

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