Union of Ontario Indians, Deputy Grand Council Chief, Glen Hare, Anishinabek Nation: ONLC AGM & Conference Keynote Address
A citizen of the M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Glen Hare is serving his third term as Deputy Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation. A fluent speaker of Anishinaabe-mowin (Ojibwe language), Deputy Grand Chief Hare served three consecutive terms as Councillor and six consecutive terms as Chief of M’Chigeeng First Nation and two terms as the Regional Grand Chief for the Lake Huron Region. Deputy Grand Chief Hare is an outspoken advocate for First Nations child welfare and customary care laws. He has been critical of the government imposition of non-Native child protection legislation and favours the establishment of our own child and family service laws, interventions and First Nations foster homes.