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

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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