OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today commended Stanley Barkman from Sachigo Lake First Nation, ON for his walk from Sioux Lookout, ON to Fort McMurray, AB to raise money for evacuees affected by the fire.
“On behalf of the AFN National Executive, I commend Stanley Barkman for his dedication, compassion and initiative in supporting those affected by the fire situation in Alberta,” said AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde. “I lift him up and fully support Mr. Barkman’s efforts to bring badly needed support and attention to those in need.”
Stanley Barkman is walking 2,080 kilometers from Sioux Lookout (ON) to Fort McMurray (AB). For more information on his efforts, including donation information, please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/Walk4FortMcMurray
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