Saskatchewan Chief Perry Bellegarde has won the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations after just one ballot. Of the 464 ballots cast among chiefs, he easily exceeded the more than 60 per cent needed to win ...And nothing will change:
... the AFN, despite its name and high profile, doesn’t represent the natives of Canada. It represents the chiefs. There are more than 630 of them, and they are no more capable of reaching a workable consensus on contentious issues than are the premiers of Canada’s provinces, which number only 10.