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First woman Grand Chief for the MKO

 

Last updated 11/14/2015 at 3:09pm

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Sheila North Wilson became the first woman Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO). A former TV journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the CTV Network, she defeated incumbent MKO Grand Chief David Harper and William Elvis Thomas from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. See article on page 3.

WINNIPEG, MB-On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Sheila North Wilson became the first woman Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO).

A former television journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the CTV Network, she defeated not only incumbent MKO Grand Chief David Harper but also William Elvis Thomas from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation.

North Wilson is a member of the Bunibonibee First Nation. She is married to Rob Wilson, whose known professionally as Grammy nominated rapper Fresh I.E.

For a short time, North Wilson served as public relation...



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