Band councillor loved life on the land

Meili, Dianne
March 2014
Windspeaker;Mar2014, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p22
The article reports that the Mikisew Cree First Nation will dedicate the Elders' care centre in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta to the memory of Willie Courtoreille, a band councillor who was killed in a vehicular accident on December 10, 2013. Topics discussed include Courtoreille's dream to have a care centre in his community and his son Peter's claim that his father wanted the elders of Fort Chipewyan to be comfortable and to stay in their own community as they aged.


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