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Six Nations voters elect a young, new chief – Brantford Expositor

November 11, 2019

OHSWEKEN Mark Hill was the youngest member to serve on Six Nations elected band council when he was first elected in 2010 at age 19.

Now he may be the the youngest elected chief of Six Nations of the Grand River.

Hill, who served three three-year terms, topped three other contenders for the job in Saturday’s election. Hill got 700 votes, followed by Cynthia Jamieson with 517, Harvey Powless with 286 and Courtney Skye with 213.

Hill, who didn’t respond to a number of requests from The Expositor for comment, heavily used social media to get out his message. His campaign page on Facebook described his involvement with groups, including the Ontario First Nations Young Peoples Council and the Assembly of First Nations Young Peoples Council.

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