Deepest Condolences to the family and friends of Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy
December 04, 2017
The Atlantic Chiefs wish to express the deep sense of loss for all the Mi’kmaq people across the region and around the world on his departure to the spirit realm with the creator. Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy has touched the lives of many people over the years and has played a critical role to improve the positive image of the Grand Council and all Mi’kmaq people. Chiefs, and all staff at our organization; wish to express our deepest sympathies for a Mi’kmaq leader who was loved by many people in all our communities. Our deepest heartfelt condolences go to his wife and family and community of We’koqma’q First Nation.
“The Grand Chief was a shining light of all the best things it is to be a proud as a Mi’kmaq person and carried himself with honour, dignity, humility, respect and kindness and believed in a better future for all Mi’kmaq people.’ APC Co-Chair Chief Bob Gloade. “The Grand Chiefs kindness was a strong beacon of the best things we can be as a leader for the Mi’kmaq people and the importance of language, culture and faith in the modern world. He will be deeply missed by all Maliseet people and all Indigenous people across the region.” Noted Chief Candice Paul APC Co-Chair.
For further information contact:
John G. Paul
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Phone: 902-830-5023 (cell) or toll free 1-877-667-4007