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Honouring the memory of Roddy Blackjack

roddyblackjack.JPGLittle Salmon Carmacks First Nation elder Roddy Blackjack was in the group of Yukon leaders that travelled to Ottawa in 1973 to present Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau with the document that would provide the foundation for land claims in the territory.

Blackjack passed away earlier this week.

Click on the link below to hear current chief Eric Fairclough talk about the impact Blackjack had on his community.

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