Mi’kmaw leader Keptin John Joe Sark dies at age 77
Mi’kmaw religious chief Keptin John Joe Sark died at residence on Sunday surrounded by his household.
Sark leaves legacy as somebody who fought for what he believed in
P.E.I. has misplaced a passionate and outspoken Mi’kmaw religious chief.
Keptin John Joe Sark died at residence on Sunday surrounded by his household.
He was 77.
Sark’s son, Andrew, says his dad at all times fought for what he believed in and by no means gave up.
He fought to have offensive stereotypes faraway from faculties and establishments, he had an viewers with the Pope with reference to residential faculties, and he was an creator.
His newest e book, Epekwitk: Tales and Histories of the Mi’kmaq Nation, was launched within the fall of 2022.
Andrew Sark says his father had a powerful religion and by no means stopped praying for different individuals, even when his personal well being was failing.
Sark died of issues from diabetes.
With recordsdata from Angela Walker