Give us one heart and one mind to walk
together in the love and strength of your
Spirit, in truth, reconciliation, and peace.
We ask this through Jesus Christ, your
Son, our brother, our Lord, and our hope.

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

Chief J. Wilton “Willie” Littlechild and Archbishop Richard Smith met in Maskwacis, and offered 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.