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A warrior's final interview: William "Wolverine" Ignace - APTN

22.4.16

A warrior's final interview: William "Wolverine" Ignace - APTN National News: On Tuesday March 22, 2016, William Jones “Wolverine” Ignace passed away in the care of family in his home. He was an Elder of the Secwepemc people. In 1995, he and the Ts’Peten Defenders sought to reclaim unceded land on which sundances were being held, in what later became known as the Gustafsen Lake standoff.

Days before he passed away, APTN Investigates’ Rob Smith interviewed Wolverine for his story, “Asylum“. Wolverine and Smith were joined in the room by activist Kanahus Manuel and Wolverine’s granddaughter, Mindy Dick.

Here is an extended version of that interview. It has been edited for time and clarity. Below is a transcript of the video.


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