National Chief Archibald continues battle over human resources investigation ahead of chiefs assembly

 By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief RoseAnne Archibald is once more fighting to retain her position as head of the national organization. It’s not unexpected, Archibald told Omushkegowuk Nations chiefs at their annual general assembly on May 30. Anytime change is needed, the status quo pushes back because there is “discomfort by people and some lashing out,” she said. The AFN is no different as it has become a “cushy place where some people benefit and others don’t,” she said. The AFN is holding a Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) June 28 for chiefs and their proxies where a recommendation from the AFN executive to remove Archibald from her position will be voted on. That recommendation is coming ahead of the meeting, which…

This content is for Yearly Subscription, Yearly Subscription – Corporate, and Print Subscription Only members only.
Log In Register

Add Your Voice

Is there more to this story? We'd like to hear from you about this or any other stories you think we should know about. Contribute your voice on our contribute page.