Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Responds to the Arrest of Chief Christopher Traverse

April 10, 2024

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba

AMC Communications

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) acknowledges that Chief Christopher Traverse has been arrested and charged with criminal offences.

The AMC is not aware of the particulars of these charges and does not comment on any ongoing legal matters involving Chiefs.

The AMC wishes to confirm its support for the citizens of Lake St. Martin First Nation. The AMC commits to working with Council of the Lake St. Martin First Nation to ensure that appropriate supports are available for all those who are affected.

For more information, please contact:

Communications Team
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

About the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

The AMC was formed in 1988 by the Chiefs in Manitoba to advocate on issues that commonly affect First Nations in Manitoba. AMC is an authorized representative of 62 of the 63 First Nations in Manitoba with a total of more than 172,000 First Nations citizens in the province, accounting for approximately 12 percent of the provincial population. AMC represents a diversity of Anishinaabe (Ojibway), Nehetho / Ininew (Cree), Anisininew (Ojibwe-Cree), Denesuline (Dene) and Dakota Oyate (Dakota) peoples.