Leroy Little Bear has been working in the area of First Nations governance for the past four decades and has seen very little progress, but is optimistic about the future.

Little Bear, a member of Alberta’s Blood Tribe, was the keynote speaker at the National Centre for First Nations Governance’s Prairie Forum in Regina on Tuesday, and his topic was What type of Indian do you want to be?

Little Bear said in order to make real changes, young people need to connect with the old people in order to keep languages and culture alive, which are important for First Nation identity…

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