We all have to come together,’ says James Smith Cree Nation chief after stabbing tragedy – CBC

We all have to come together,’ says James Smith Cree Nation chief after stabbing tragedy – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202242 Views

Attacks left 10 people dead, 18 others injured

Sep 08, 2022

James Smith Cree Nation’s chief and other Saskatchewan First Nations leaders consoled a shattered community and families of victims on Thursday, the day after the man accused in a stabbing rampage was captured and then died.

Chief Wally Burns says now is the time to begin the healing process.

“We all have to come together, as a community, as Canadians, as a whole,” said Burns, who shook hands with family members of the victims before taking the podium Thursday.

“No words can emphasize the feelings that we’re going through. There are a lot of us — the families, the membership — that are seeking help.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/james-smith-cree-nation-press-conference-1.6575865

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