Robert Joseph

Reconcilation Canada

Chief Robert Joseph, OBC, OC, has devoted his life to promoting reconciliation. A hereditary chief of the Gwawaenuk First Nation, he is a survivor of the residential school system and helped found Reconciliation Canada. He sits on the Assembly of First Nations Elders Council and chairs the Native American Leadership Alliance for Peace and Reconciliation.

GOAL FOR 2022: Focus on the launch of my book.
SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE: Chief Tom Dawson because he was a mentor to me and taught me so much about the Creator.
RECOMMENDED READING: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King and Nishga by Jordan Abel.
PET PEEVE: My hearing.