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Indigenous leader says Pope Francis visit leaves room for reconciliation and change
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Indigenous leader says Pope Francis visit leaves room for reconciliation and change

Indigenous leaders are reflecting on the historic visit of Pope Francis to Alberta — and its shortcomings. The chief of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Tony Alexis, said he felt some frustration with the planning process ahead of the Pope’s arrival.“It’s supposed to be an Indigenous event. A lot of the time we were moved to the side, so that the intention of the visit would be held in the forefront. It should not be like that. We should be equals.” 4:13 Pope Francis pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne draws thousands to Alberta lakeshore Pope Francis pilgrimage to Lac Ste. Anne draws thousands to Alberta ...