Definition of band councilor in US English:

band councilor

noun

  • See band council

    • ‘She was recognized as Ontario's first woman band councillor.’
    • ‘"We have our language and now we'll have our land again," said Sechelt Elder and former band councillor Theresa Jeffries.’
    • ‘He has also taken temporary leave from his duties as a band councillor.’
    • ‘If I was a band councillor, I guess I'd be pretty opposed, because now people are going to have open up the books.’
    • ‘Sewell, a band councillor defeated in the Dec. 11 elections, had seconded Irwin's nomination for chief.’
    • ‘"Our station used to have nine nurses, but right now we have three for the 2,000 people in our community," said Alex Peters, a band councilor at Pikangikum First Nation.’