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Memorable Manitobans: D'Arcy Noah Linklater (1950-2022)

Indigenous leader.

Born at the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House) on 30 May 1950, son of Joseph and Elsie Linklater, in his youth he attended the Portage Residential School. He then worked as a trapper, miner, construction worker, fur manager, and translator. He was one of the longest-serving leaders of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. He was active in major negotiations and initiatives on behalf of his community, including the 1996 NFA Entitlement Agreement. He died at Winnipeg on 9 August 2022.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 August 2022.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 August 2022

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