Tłı̨chǫ Assembly appoints Sonny Zoe as acting Grand Chief

Behchokǫ̀, NT (Thursday, September 30, 2021)  The term of Grand Chief George Mackenzie expired today, September 30, 2021. The Tłı̨chǫ Assembly has appointed Sonny Zoe as acting Grand Chief to serve the Tłı̨chǫ Nation until the nextGrand Chief is elected.


As a result of the Covid-19 outbreak in the Tłıc̨hǫ regionthe Registrar for the Tłıc̨hǫ Grand Chief Election 2021, Gabrielle Mackenzie-Scott, has ordered that the Tłıc̨hǫGrand Chief Election be postponed until November 18, 2021. 


Due to the postponement of the Grand Chief election, and due to the term of Grand Chief Mackenzie coming to an end today, the Tłı̨chǫ Assembly determined that the Tłı̨chǫ Nation required an acting Grand Chief to fulfill that leadership role until the election is concluded.


The Tłı̨chǫ Assembly extends its appreciation to Grand Chief George Mackenzie for his leadership during his term as Grand Chief of the Tłı̨chǫ Nation. 



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