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Old 05-17-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
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Manitoba Cree Elijah Harper Has Died

This was a great man, quiet, humble and forever fighting to change Canadian First Nations relationship with the Government.

I recall making a movie with him and my child was awestruck at being able to meet him. She told him he was the rock star of all the Indian kids.

Cree leader Elijah Harper dies at 64 | CTV News

I will forever be moved by his quiet, "NO" to the Meech Lake Accord.
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Old 05-17-2013, 04:04 PM   #2
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