By Shari Narine Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Grand Chief Jerry Daniels of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) doesn’t want Premier Heather Stefanson to speak for Manitoba First Nations next week on health care reform at the First Ministers meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “There is a treaty relationship that has been established long before (Stefanson) was ever premier or I was grand chief, and that has to lay the relationship. That has to be the foundation for how we proceed in an era of reconciliation. It has to be First Nations, Indigenous people?speaking for ourselves, and that’s got to be the future,” said Daniels. Daniels was joined by chiefs Cornell McLean (Lake Manitoba), Kurvis Anderson (Pinaymootang), Glenn Hudson (Peguis), and Rod Traverse (Kinonjeoshtegon) at a news conference Jan.
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