AMC town hall event gave First Nation citizens opportunity to engage politicians face to face
August 16, 2019
Treaty One Territory, Manitoba
Treaty One Territory, MB. _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ town hall event with provincial political candidates provided a platform to discuss how First Nation issues will be addressed in the Sept. 10 election.
‘I’m First Nation and I Vote’ event, held last night, included a rally and march from the Manitoba Legislature to the RBC Convention Centre where a panel discussion with the candidates gave First Nation citizens the opportunity to ask questions directly to the candidates.
“This town hall event was a way for First Nations citizens to be heard and to ensure First Nations concerns are a priority in the upcoming provincial election,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas.
“I want to thank everyone who attended in person and those who were engaged online through social media. When we join together, and allow our collective voices to be heard, we have the power to influence an election,” said Grand Chief Dumas.