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VIDEO: Chief Littlechild and Archbishop Smith’s statement on Kamloops and Reconciliation

Chief J. Wilton “Willie” Littlechild and Archbishop Richard Smith met this week in Maskwacis, and are offering this joint video statement on the Kamloops Residential School discovery, and on reconciliation.

Chief Littlechild is a former Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations. He was also a commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a member of the 1977 Indigenous delegation to the United Nations, and worked on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. He is a recipient of the Order of Canada, Alberta Order of Excellence, and Queens Counsel.