Russ Diabo says he’s running for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations to defeat two people – incumbent Perry Bellegarde and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
“I felt compelled,” the Mohawk policy analyst from Kahnawake, Que. says in wide ranging interview with Nation to Nation scheduled to air Thursday evening.
“The federal government needs to be called out that their self-government and land claims policies are unfair and unjust.”
He’s confident he can get the 15 chiefs needed for an official nomination....