Buffalo River Dene Nation band members will be heading to the polls next week.

Norma Catarat and Freddy Billette are both vying for the position of chief.

Three councillor candidates, Debbie Billette, Louis Chanalquay and Grayson Janvier, are running to be re-elected.

Others looking to take up one of the five open councillor positions on council are Collin Catarat, Dallas Billette, Trent Billette, Charlie Billette, Terrance Billette, Karen Chanalquay, Allison Janvier, John Montgrand, Merle Catarat and Renita Noltcho.

The election takes place Friday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Band Hall.

Advanced polls are open this Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(PHOTO: Buffalo River Dene Nation welcome sign. File photo.)