Embattled former national chief lashes out at chiefs who want to find a replacement

RoseAnne Archibald lashes out at AFN chiefs during annual meeting in Halifax Tuesday.

   By Marlo Glass THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX -The embattled former leader of the largest First Nations advocacy organization in Canada delivered a searing rebuke of its leadership, as chiefs rejected her pleas and voted in favour of a process to replace her Tuesday. RoseAnne Archibald appeared virtually before hundreds of Indigenous leaders gathered in Halifax for the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly, weeks after she was removed through a special vote. Her historic election in 2021 as the first woman to lead the organization has been marked by tumult, including a suspension last year over human resources complaints and a reinstatement at last year’s general assembly. Archibald’s attempt to seek redemption from chiefs for a second time fell short Tuesday. They voted 143 to 28 in favour of…

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