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Atlin leader re-elected on promise of strong stewardship – CBC

John D. Ward elected spokesperson of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation on Monday

Jul 10, 2018

John D. Ward is the new spokesperson of the Taku River Tlingit First Nation in Atlin, B.C.

Ward was returned to the community’s top job by voters on Monday. The First Nation does not have a chief.

The final tally saw him defeat incumbent Louise Gordon by a margin of 78 votes to 54.

Ward previously served as spokesperson for the tiny community until 2015.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/ward-election-atlin-taku-tlingit-1.4741049

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