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First Nation chief included in warden’s election ceremony for first time

Aamjiwnaang First Nation Chief Joanne Rogers continues to break new ground.

On Wednesday, Rogers – who became the first female chief of Aamjiwnaang First Nation this summer – also became the first local chief to preside over a warden’s election in the 168-year history of Lambton County.

“We searched the records and we couldn’t find any evidence of a self-identified member of a First Nation presiding over a warden’s election,” county solicitor David Cribbs said. Read More