Deputy Grand Chief Gordon Peters
Deputy Grand Chief Gordon Peters is a member of the Turtle Clan and is Lunaape from the Eelünaapéewi Lahkéewiit (Delaware Nation). Gord Peters has worked with First Nations, both in a political and nonpolitical capacity, for over four decades applying his organizing knowledge to promote and develop indigenous sovereignty. Currently, he holds the position of Deputy Grand Chief, an elected position within the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians. Previously, he served as Ontario Regional Chief of Assembly of First Nations for 12 years and acted as head of the AIAI for 4 years. He is an author, educator, and is often invited to speak on First Nations and community economic and cultural development issues.