Indigenous leaders praise Gord Downie as friend, ally on reconciliation

Indigenous leaders praised Gord Downie’s contribution to reconciliation as they mourned the musician’s death. A statement released by the band he fronted, The Tragically Hip, said the 53-year-old Downie died surrounded by family and friends.

 

2 thoughts on “Indigenous leaders praise Gord Downie as friend, ally on reconciliation

  1. My throat feels tight as i sit and think of this gentle man , who cared. Haawa. Yahguudang.

  2. Thank you for covering this. I had heard that Gord was an advocate for First Nations, but I did not know how. RIP Mr. Downie Jr.

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