Confederacy of Treaty Six Announces New Grand Chief

Chief Standingontheroad is a member of the Board of Governors for the Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission, as well the Chair of the Chiefs Executive Committee


The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is proud to announce Chief Leonard Standingontheroad as their new Grand Chief.

Succeeding Chief George Arcand Jr., Chief Standingontheroad was appointed Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations on Friday, during a formal transfer ceremony.

Chief Standingontheroad is also serving as Chief of Montana First Nation. “It is a great honour to be appointed Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nation,” said Grand Chief Standingontheroad. “I have always been passionate about upholding our rights as Treaty People, during my tenure, I will focus on issues such as health, education and economic development.“

Further to government relations, Grand Chief Standingontheroad aims to build a stronger relationship between the Assembly of First Nations and the Confederacy. He will continue his work in the areas of addictions and the opioid crisis, early childhood education and economic development in the central Alberta region, respectively.



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