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Southern Chiefs have a new chief

 

Last updated 03/13/2017 at 2:43pm

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Jerry Daniels (center) is the new grand chief of the Southern Chiefs Organization. He is the son of a veteran Manitoba leader, Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches and he has an ambitious agenda. Standing with him are Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson (left) and his father, Chief Dennis Meeches.

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB-Jerry Daniels is the new grand chief of the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO), voted in to replace longtime leader Terry Nelson.

Daniels is the son of a veteran Manitoba leader, Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches and he has an ambitious agenda. Though Daniels has been involved in politics for a few years he also has a degree in economics from the University of Manitoba.

"I think Canadians understand we are a partnership in nation-building," said Daniels to the Winnipeg Free Press. "...and obviously creating jobs is important. These are priorities...



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