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Bearspaw First Nation

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Bearspaw First Nation

The Bearspaw First Nation is a First Nations band government of the Nakoda people in Alberta.

In November 2010, a dispute arose when the chief of the band, David Bearspaw, cancelled a forthcoming election and extended his term by two years, prompting a protest blockade of the Eden Valley 216 reserve by other band members. A judge ordered elections to go ahead, and the incumbent was defeated by Darcy Dixon.[1]


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