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June 27, 2018


NIPISSING, ON (June 27, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of NAN Chiefs and the Executive Council, congratulates RoseAnne Archibald on her election as Ontario Regional Chief during the 44th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference hosted by Nipissing First Nation:

“On behalf of NAN I am pleased to congratulate our friend and colleague on her election as the first female Ontario Regional Chief. RoseAnne’s heart has always been with our people, I am confident she will be a strong advocate for the North in this challenging new role. I would like to acknowledge former Regional Chief Isadore Day and thank him for his leadership over the past three years. We look forward to working closely with RoseAnne and strengthening our relationship with Chiefs of Ontario.”

Archibald was the first female Chief of Taykwa Tagamou Nation. She also served as Grand Chief of the Mushkegowuk Council and Deputy Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation. 

RoseAnne has 30 years of experience working with First Nations in various capacities. She has empowered women and youth to seek community-based solutions that encourage capacity-building and leadership development.

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

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