Chief George Wapachee was reelected in Nemaska on January 23.

He won 102 votes against Isaac Meskino who got 41 and Bertie Wapachee with 30.

“I’m very glad people decided to reelect me,” said Chief Wapachee. “There’s still a lot of work to do like the healing process that has to continue. I’d like to thank the people who voted. Thanks to the other people who ran, especially the youth, Bertie Wapachee. It’s good to see our young people concerned about the community and to know we will have people coming up interested in the future.” Nemaska’s new Band Council: Josie Jimiken (who got 111 votes), Matthew Tanoush (90 votes), Lawrence Jimiken (85) and Lillian Diamond (71).