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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Quewezance, Ted

Saskatchewan, Yorkton - Melville, Liberal Party of Canada

Ted Quewezance is no stranger to politics. From 1995 to 2003, he was Band Chief of the Keeseekoose First Nation. Prior to his appointment as chief, he served as Chief of Staff of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) from 1985 to 1995.

From 1980 to 1981, he promoted Aboriginal farming as an agricultural representative for the Saskatchewan Indian Agricultural Program. Not only has he been active in the Aboriginal community, he has an extensive background in agriculture as a farmer for more than 14 years.

On an international level, Mr. Quewezance has prepared and delivered presentations about human rights to the World Council of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva, Switzerland.

He acted as a FSIN delegate to International Education Symposiums in Seattle, Albuquerque, and Oklahoma. As well, he has experience in the areas of economic development on a global level. He led a group of delegates on a ten day tour of Taiwan and Hong Kong to attract offshore investors to First Nation ventures.

He is actively involved in local sports and recreation in the Kamsack area. He has served as president of the St. Phillip’s Rangers Jr. B Hockey Club and president of the Kamsack Chamber of Commerce.

He and his wife Gladys have been married for 30 years and have five daughters and seven grandchildren.

Other Yorkton - Melville candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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