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

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Nine residents of James Smith Cree Nation, a community of approximately 1,900 people who live on the reserve, were killed in a series of fatal stabbings on Sunday. Another person was killed in the nearby village of Weldon, while 18 others were injured. The attacks mark one of the deadliest incidents in Canadian history, while a days-long search for the suspect, Myles Sanderson, worsened the plight of families.
Published 5 months ago · Regina, Canada

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'These acts of violence have to stop': James Smith Cree Nation, Indigenous leaders speak

The leader of a community rocked by a mass stabbing incident that left 11 dead and 18 injured spoke to media Thursday afternoon.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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'We all have to come together,' says James Smith Cree Nation chief after stabbing tragedy

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 of a stabbing rampage was captured and then died.

5 months ago·Canada
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First Nations leaders and community members speak at James Smith Cree Nation about Sunday’s tragedy

The event started off with a prayer calling for people to start caring for each other and to start loving each other. Drumming and singing followed.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Leaders praise RCMP efforts, but also question whether a local force might make a difference in the future

The morning after Myles Sanderson was caught by police after a 4-day manhunt, many say the healing has just begun here in this Saskatchewan community.

5 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Canada: Indigenous leader calls for support after stabbing spree

Chief Wally Burns of James Smith Cree Nation says ‘violence has to stop’ after attacks left 10 dead in Saskatchewan.

5 months ago·Qatar
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Saskatchewan First Nation chief speaks publicly for first time after stabbings, says healing ‘will take some time’

“We all have to come together as a community. As Canadians. As a whole,” said Chief Wally Burns. He was joined by Premier Scott Moe and RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki at the James Smith Cree Nation press conference

5 months ago·Canada
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