www.immigrantscanada.comAboriginal People's Television Network Dept:
"Should I be aggravated when my some of my fellow male colleagues make sexist jokes as we prep for the APTN debate? I think so!", according to CBC. Shot out in the heat of preparing for a televised candidates' debate, Jack's tweet highlighted what makes this AFN election like no other: an unusual number of women candidates four of the eight , an explosion of social media commentary which will undoubtedly extend to what happens on the convention floor , and unprecedented scrutiny of the candidates by aboriginal journalists at the Aboriginal People's Television Network and elsewhere. AFN election 8 candidates fighting for the top job National Chief Shawn Atleo seeking re-election It was just a tweet. But 140 characters spoke volumes about the race to become the next leader of the Assembly of First Nations. The accusation of sexism, tweeted by Joan Jack, an Anishinaabe lawyer from Manitoba and one of seven contenders vying to replace AFN national chief Shawn Atleo on Wednesday, was more than just political jockeying. (www.immigrantscanada.com).
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