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July 8, 2016


THUNDER BAY, ON (July 8, 2016): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Head Electoral Officer Adam Fiddler has announced official notice of a by-election for a position on the NAN Executive Council.

Chiefs from NAN’s 49 First Nation communities will vote to fill one vacant position on the NAN Executive Council for the office of Deputy Grand Chief on Wednesday August 10, 2016 during the XXXV Keewaywin Conference, held this year in Taykwa Tagamou Nation.

The official campaign period will run from July 11 to August 10, 2016.

Information on the by-election process and NAN election code are available on the NAN election website at

The election will be streamed live and available to view on the NAN election website.

For more information about the Nishnawbe Aski Nation by-election please contact: Adam Fiddler, Head Electoral Officer – (807) 632-3907 or by email

For more information about Nishnawbe Aski Nation please contact: Michael Heintzman, Director of Communications – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (807) 625-4965 or (807) 621-2790 mobile or by email

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