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Quebec woman who gave cradleboard to Pope wonders why she didn’t get to meet him at Citadel
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Quebec woman who gave cradleboard to Pope wonders why she didn’t get to meet him at Citadel

Michelle Shenandoah, a member of the Oneida Nation, is wondering why she didn’t get to meet Pope Francis Wednesday evening at the Citadel in Quebec City, to show him a cradleboard he asked to see. “We didn’t know until the very last minute that that wasn’t going to happen,” she told Global News.It’s the same one she took with her to the Vatican in March and gave to the pontiff to reflect on.“The Holy Father has now been tasked with the responsibility to care for this cradle board overnight,” Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi told reporters at the time. Read more: Banner protesting 'doctrine of discovery' unfurled during papal mass at Quebec shrine For Shenandoah as well as others the board is a symbol of all the Indigenous ch...