FULL INTERVIEW: Chief Wilton “Willie” Littlechild with Archbishop Smith on reconciliation

07 June 2021

Appears in: Archdiocesan News

Exclusive interview with Chief Wilton “Willie” Littlechild and Archbishop Richard Smith on reconciliation

Chief Littlechild, former Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations, attended 3 different residential schools over a span of 14 years.

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.