Slate Of Candidates Confirmed For FSIN Elections

Wednesday, September 07, 2011 at 13:31



We now know who will be running in next month’s Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations elections.


Eight candidates are running for the Offices of the Second and Fourth Vice-Chief.


There are no imcumbents, as Fourth Vice-Chief Lyle Whitefish has indicated he will run for chief of the Big River First Nation, and former vice-chief Delbert Wapass resigned last year to become chief of the Thunderchild First Nation.


Running for Second Vice-Chief are Gary Arcand, Gordon Burns, Robert Cameron, Doreen Day-Wapass and Peter McCallum.


Meanwhile, Simon Bird, Orrin Greyeyes and Guy Lariviere are running for Fourth Vice-Chief.


The voting will take place during the next FSIN legislative assembly on October 5th and 6th.