Throassie Re-Elected In Black Lake

Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at 13:33



Voters on the Black Lake First Nation have re-elected incumbent chief Freddie Throassie.


In an election earlier this week, Throassie captured 216 votes to lay claim to another two-year term.


The challengers included former chief Victor Echodh, who garnered 153 votes. Fellow challengers David Bigeye finished with 81 votes and Victor Sayeze got 70.


Newly-elected councillors include Mary-Rose Bouvier, Jimmy Laban, Leon Cook, Delbert Bouvier, Ambrose Sandypoint and Ray McDonald.


Edwin Boneleye is the only incumbent councillor returning.