King Charles III meets with Indigenous leaders


Last updated 5/17/2023 at 1:43pm

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Roseanne Archibald; King Charles III; Governor General Mary Simon; Métis National Council President Cassidy Caron; and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed.

OTTAWA, Ont.-Two days before his coronation, King Charles III met with Canadian Indigenous leaders for a conversation that many people hope will bring a new chapter in the relationship between the Crown and Canada's Indigenous people. While King Charles previously met with Canadian Indigenous leaders during a May 2022 visit to Canada, this was the first time a British monarch met with First Nations, Inuit and Métis representatives together.

The meeting at Buckingham Palace was arranged by Gov. Gen. Mary Simon, the first Indigenous person to serve as the King's representative in Canada. Others...

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