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Chief Wilton "Willie" Littlechild adjusts his headdress in a visitors dressing room with other chiefs before taking part in pre-game ceremonies at Roger's Place in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, December 29, 2017. The lawyer, former Member of Parliament and community leaders says, "hockey was what saved people in residential schools, myself as well."    He loved sport, and was very accomplished athlete but eventually chose law to serve his home community of Ermineskin Cree Nation. The Elder has been involved in several ceremonies at the building and says each invitation is an act of reconciliation. Amber Bracken
Chief Wilton "Willie" Littlechild adjusts his headdress in a visitors dressing room with other chiefs before taking part in pre-game ceremonies at Roger's Place in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, December 29, 2017. The lawyer, former Member of Parliament and community leaders says, "hockey was what saved people in residential schools, myself as well." He loved sport, and was very accomplished athlete but eventually chose law to serve his home community of Ermineskin Cree...
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