End of an era - Richard Stonechild is embraced as the new chief of Okanese First Nation by Mary-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier who was chief for the past 40 years. Stonechild was sworn in as the new chief at a ceremony on Tuesday.

Richard Stonechild replaces longtime First Nation chief Mary-Ann Daywalker Pelletier “It’s all yours now Richard.”With those words Canada’s longest serving First Nation Chief, Mary-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier turned over the office to Richard Stonechild, 48, who was sworn in Tuesday as chief of Okanese First Nation.It was the end of an era. During her almost 40 […]

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