The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI congratulates participants in the Lennox Island First Nation Election

by Tammy MacDonald

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI congratulates participants in the Lennox Island First Nation Election; Darlene Bernard – elected Chief

Charlottetown PEI,  — June 9, 2019

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI is congratulating the participants in the Lennox Island First Nation election, held June 8, 2019.  In particular, the Confederacy welcomes the election of Darlene Bernard as Chief, as well as newly elected on Reserve Councillor, Madlene Sark, and off Reserve Councillor, Wendell LaBobe. On Reserve Councillor, Richard Guimond, was re-elected.

“On behalf of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, I would like to congratulate Chief Bernard, and Councillors Guimond, Sark and LaBobe on their successful election”, said Don MacKenzie, Executive Director of the Confederacy. “And to all who put their names forward, you are to be commended for taking part in the democratic process.”

The Confederacy extends its sincere appreciation to outgoing Chief, Matilda Ramjattan, and Councillors, Janet Banks and Mary Moore-Phillips, for their years of dedicated service to their community and all Mi’kmaq on PEI. All have made a tremendous and lasting contribution.

The Lennox Island First Nation Band Council and the Abegweit First Nation Band Council are the two Mi’kmaq Governments on Prince Edward Island, which are the official representatives of all PEI Mi’kmaq. The two Band Councils also form the Board of Directors of the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI.

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For more information contact:

Don MacKenzie: 902-626-2882, dmackenzie@mcpei.ca

Visit our web site at http://www.mcpei.ca/

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