Sam Bosum will serve another term as chief of Ouje-Bougoumou after winning a five-way race August 11.
Bosum received 41 percent or 120 of the 289 votes cast in the general election. Norman Wapachee came in second with 83 votes, followed by Deputy Chief and singer-songwriter Kenny Mianscum with 32 votes. Local Environment Officer Joseph Shecapio Blacksmith and Minnie Wapachee tied with 27 votes
Elected deputy chief was Sophie Bosum with 178 votes. Rachel Bush garnered 75 years while Margaret Wapachee came in third with 36 votes.
Ouje-Bougoumou’s new council include former chief and Paix des Braves negotiator Abel Bosum with 168 votes, Lance Cooper (167), former CBC North journalist Gaston Cooper (151), Anna Bosum (123) and Sydney Coonishish (122).