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‘Enough talk, let’s see some action’: Dene National chief responds to MMIWG inquiry report

Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya urged an end to talk, and called for action Friday at a press conference addressing the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls' (MMIWG). Following the 231...
Dene National Chief and Regional AFN Chief for the NWT Norman Yakeleya, left, stands with Perry Bellegarde, AFN National chief and Ernest Betsina, Yellowknives Dene First Nation chief during a national policy forum on Indigenous rights held in Ottawa Sept. 11 to Sept. 12. photo courtesy of Garth Wallbridge

New Dene Nation chief champions change in Canada relations

As Senators held a special hearing in Yellowknife with Northern Indigenous leaders on the future relationship with the Government of Canada, the new Dene National chief was involved in similar work in Ottawa. Fresh from...