‘Unfinished business’: Members of AMC hoping new grand chief will fix the organization – APTN News

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‘Unfinished business’: Members of AMC hoping new grand chief will fix the organization – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202223 Views

Nov 30, 2022

Supporters of Cathy Merrick hope the days of the ‘old boys’ club are over.

Bethany Maytwayashing is happy to finally see a woman in charge at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC).

She hopes Cathy Merrick – the organization’s first female grand chief – will lead a more inclusive First Nations organization than her predecessor Arlen Dumas.

“(Electing Merrick) is great and a step towards reconciliation with women and problem solving,” said Maytwayashing, who accused Dumas of messaging her inappropriately in 2019.

“I think that being a female – that the grand chief would be more sensitive. The ‘old boys’ club’ they protect each other.”

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