The list of candidates running to be the next Dene National Chief and NWT Regional AFN chief has grown to three.
In an email to CKLB, returning officer Lynda Commerford confirms the three candidates are former Ndilo Chief Richard Edjericon, Akaitcho communications officer Eileen Marlowe and former Sahtu MLA Norman Yakeleya.
Yakeleya is the only candidate to declare publicly he is running to replace Bill Erasmus on August 22nd.
The date of the 48th Dene National Assembly at West Point First Nation near Hay River has been changed from mid-July to August 20 – 24, 2018.
Returning officer Lynda Commerford confirms its a three way race for the Dene National Chief election slated for August 22nd. The candidates are former MVIERB chair Richard Edjericon, Akaitcho communications officer Eileen Marlowe, and former Sahtu MLA Norman Yakeleya. #CKLB pic.twitter.com/V3UdJeFHNq
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