Elder Paper nearly trashed million dollars

Dene elder Michel Paper, 97, nearly tossed $1 million into the trash.

(preceding photo: Michele Paper, 97, on the right, stands next to elder Tom Eagle in 2005)

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Dene elder Michel Paper, 97, nearly tossed $1 million into the trash.

The elder from Dettah, NT, is now planning to buy a new house for his family, throw a feast and leave the rest of his winnings to his son and grandchildren.

APTN National News reporter Cullen Crozier has this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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