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Remembering a hereditary chief with a brilliant mind killed in action in France – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201851 Views

Edward Clutesi was ‘a genius in spite of residential school, not because of it’

Nov 08, 2018

A white gravestone in a Canadian war cemetery in northern France is all that remains of Edward Clutesi.

The stone — in the Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery near the city of Caen — bears Clutesi’s name, rank, military service number and age when he was killed in the Second World War.

But what it doesn’t show is that the 26-year-old was Indigenous, a residential school survivor, heir to one of his nation’s hereditary chieftainships — and had a brilliant mind.

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