Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee: NFN Gichi-Naaknigewin

Nipissing First Nation Administration

Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Madahbee speaks to Nipissing First Nation members about the importance of the Gichi-Naaknigewin (Constitution) and its relationship to community development.

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Nipissing First Nation Administration. "Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee: NFN Gichi-Naaknigewin." Nipissing First Nation Administration. Ontario, Canada. December 18, 2013. Video. (, accessed May 23, 2023)

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