The Treaty No.6 Grand Chief:

The Treaty No.6 Grand Chief is Dr. Wilton “Willie” Littlechild of the Ermineskin Cree Nation

Grand Chiefs Terms of Reference:

Appointment & Term of Office:

The Chiefs by Motion-of-the-Chiefs on November 30, 2016 nominated Dr. Wilton Littlechild to the position of Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations. The Motion states the Term of Office is for a three year period.

Responsibilities for the Grand Chief of the Confederacy:

  • The Grand Chief will seek and receive directions from the Chiefs on the issues that must respond to as the Grand Chief for the Chiefs of the Confederacy of Treaty No.6 First Nations. The Grand Chief will be responsible in reporting to the Chiefs, either in Assembly or individually on matters authorized by the Chiefs
  • The Grand Chief will be in liaison with the Senior Management personnel to ensure proper follow up and accountability on behalf of the Chiefs collectively and will report to the Chiefs on this process
  • The Grand Chief will liaison with the other Grand Chiefs/Spokesman Chiefs, Departmental officials and government on behalf of the Chiefs and will report back to the Chiefs on this process
  • The Grand Chief will receive authority of the Chiefs by Motion or official consensus to enter into agreements, make official statements or respond to other matters that require a collective decision