Meet the Sask. knowledge keeper who counsels the vulnerable and the powerful on hope and healing – CBC

Sep 29, 2021

Residential school survivor Judy Pelly works with 30 organizations on issues of truth and reconciliation

Judy Pelly, 69, is a trusted adviser to some of Saskatoon’s most vulnerable people and most powerful institutions.

On any given day, the residential school survivor may smudge and tell her story in a sharing circle with gang members or victims of domestic violence, then jump on a Zoom call to provide cultural advice to high-ranking officials from the Saskatoon police service, city hall, the provincial health authority, or the University of Saskatchewan.

The Anishinaabe grandmother works with 30 organizations.

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