Public art to commemorate Cree youth who led the struggle for a new school in Attawapiskat

SUDBURY – Shannen Koostachin, a young Cree activist from Attawapiskat First Nation, who bravely challenged the Minister of Indian Affairs, and was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize, will be honoured in 2015 – and lovingly remembered – with a bronze sculpture and special butterfly benches in New Liskeard, Ontario, where she went to high school.

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