Seven candidates aim to replace Chief Roy Fabian

Longtime chief of the Katlodeeche First Nation Roy Fabian is not seeking re-election.

Fabian, well known across the Dene Nation announced last month he was not running again.

GTC President Bobbi Jo Greenland-Morgan with outgoing KFN Chief Roy Fabian in Inuvik. (Facebook)

A total of seven candidates are hoping to replace him.

The nominees include two women: April Martel and Doreen Tambour.

Andy Cardinal, Amos Cardinal, Lenny Fabian, Jeffrey Norn, and Ken Norn will also be on the ballot.

The Council was acclaimed, with no changes from the previous council. For a full list of the councilors visit our website cklb radio dot com.

Election day will be on November 6th, with polls at the Chief Lamalice Complex on the Hay River Reserve.

About the Author

Josh Campbell
Splash is back as the host of Denendeh Sunrise, CKLB's morning current affairs program. Campbell was mentored by longtime host and Gwich'in entertainer William Greenland. Josh, as he's known professionally by folks across the broadcast industry has worked for CBC North, CKRW the Rush in Yukon, and at CJCD Mix 100. Before moving north for his love of radio and Indigenous culture in 2007, Campbell graduated from Loyalist College's Broadcast Journalism Program in Belleville, Ontario the traditional territory of the Tyendinaga Mohawks. Campbell is proud of his Scottish and Irish ancestry. He was born and raised along the Tobique River the home of the Wolastoqiyik, Tobique Maliseet Nation.

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