New Long Plains Chief In Manitoba

New Long Plains Chief

WINNIPEG - Long Plain First Nation, near Portage la Prairie, has elected a new Chief.

Kyra Wilson replaces Dennis Meeches and becomes only the second woman Chief in Long Plain's history. Marlene Peters was the first in 1973.

In a social media post, Wilson said her priorities if elected would include the health and wellness of the community, the land and the water and making sure the community has a sustainable economy.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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