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Cowessess Chief supports Indigenous women breaking the glass ceiling – SaskToday.ca

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202236 Views

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission report chronicled the stories of residential school survivors across the country.

SASKATOON — Chief Cadmus Delorme is hopeful that members of their community and other Indigenous people will no longer work twice as hard to be treated equally.

Delorme, the head of the Cowessess First Nation east of Regina, spoke in the final Wîcihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference Nov. 28, at TCU Place, where he told the story of his six-year-old daughter Callie seeing an airplane for the first time.

“Last summer, Callie and I were playing outside our house and she saw an airplane high in the sky. She asked me, ‘dad, what’s that?’ Of course, when you [answer] a five-year-old’s ‘what’s dad?’ [expect] five of six [more] times,” said Delorme.

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