‘It’s the same great spirit’

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*The following is an opinion piece I wrote for the Winnipeg Free Press after attending the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha in Rome last weekend. Read the original article text here. VATICAN CITY — “Sainte Kateri, Protectrice du Canada et premiere Sainte Amerindienne…” Those words from Pope Benedict XVI were ones Chief Wilton Littlechild travelled across… Continue reading…

Diane Kelly

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Note: In the interests of full disclosure, Diane Kelly is my biological sister. Diane Kelly is an Anishinaabe lawyer and former Grand Chief running for National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. She is from the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation in Ontario. Here are the highlights of her interview: More on Diane and… Continue reading…

Shawn Atleo

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Shawn A-in-chut Atleo is the incumbent National Chief running for re-election. He is a hereditary Chief from the the Ahousaht First Nation. Here are the highlights of his interview: More on Shawn and his complete interview: