NAN Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare of Anishinabek Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Glen Hare on his election as Ontario Regional Chief:

“On behalf of NAN I am pleased to congratulate and welcome Glen Hare as our new Ontario Regional Chief. He has a long and distinguished career serving the Anishinabek Nation and we look forward to working with him as our representative on the Assembly of First Nations Executive Committee.

Glen has been a strong advocate for First Nations’ youth in the child welfare system and has made tremendous efforts to help Anishinabek communities establish their own laws for the protection of their children. He is a well-respected leader, and we are confident that he will continue to be an effective advocate for First Nations communities across Ontario.

We also acknowledge former Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and thank her for her strong leadership over the past three years. The groundwork she has laid will allow us to strengthen our relationship with the Regional Chief’s office and work more effectively with Chiefs of Ontario in a good way.” 

A member M’Chigeeng First Nation, Glen Hare was elected as Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation in 2018 after serving four consecutive terms as Deputy Grand Council Chief. He has also served as Chief of M’Chigeeng First Nation for six terms and Lake Huron Regional Grand Chief for two terms.

NAN congratulates all candidates for their commitment to advancing the interests of First Nations across Ontario.

The 47th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference is being hosted by Grand Council Treaty #3 in a virtual environment from June 15-17.

For more information: www.chiefs-of-ontario.org

For more information please contact:
Michael Heintzman,
Director of Communications
Cell: (807) 621-2790
mheintzman@nan.ca