Indigenous Group Fighting Tar Sands Gets Boost From Neil Young
by TRNNFirst Nations Chief Allan Adam discusses the Tar Sands awareness tour with Canadian musician Neil Young and the health issues that communities face.
Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation began his leadership role in 2003 when he was elected as a councillor for ACFN. In 2007, Allan was elected Chief and was re-elected in 2011. Chief Adam’s dedication and leadership to the protection and preservation of his members and territory has been recognized through numerous awards including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013, Postmedia top movers and shakers award in 2012, and the Canadian Boreal Initiative award in 2010. Chief Adam has dedicated his time and effort to ensuring that Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation lands, culture and rights are protected now and into the future.