Assembly of First Nations announces 13 delegates to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican
|CTVnews 25 Nov 2021 at 15:50|
Assembly of First Nations Northwest Territories Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya will be the delegation lead and Wilton Littlechild from Alberta, who was a commissioner for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, will be the spokesperson.
The delegation will have a one-hour meeting with Pope Francis.
Yakeleya says the delegates will share stories of survivors, talk about the importance of culture and push the Pope to deliver an apology for the Catholic Church s role in residential schools.