Everybody is still in shock’: Indigenous community safety top of mind 6 months following JSCN attacks – CTV News

Feb. 22, 2023

First Nations across Saskatchewan are reflecting on community safety, six months after the tragedy at James Smith Cree Nation (JSCN) and Weldon, Sask.

JSCN Chief Wally Burns received 240 letters from local students in the community following the attacks on Sept. 4. 2022.

In those letters, the students outlined ideas on how to improve the community, and lead a healthier path out of the attacks that left 11 dead and 18 injured.

“Those are leaders. Those are [the] leaders of tomorrow, and this is how we, as leaders of today, want to emphasize their dream – and it has to start now,” Burns said Wednesday, following the second day of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations’ (FSIN) Legislative Assembly’s Winter Session.

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