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Blood Tribe member, Alberta Regional AFN Chief Jason Goodstriker dies

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A well-known and highly respected member of the Blood Tribe has passed away.

Jason Goodstriker served as a Kainai band councillor and was elected as Alberta Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations.

Premier Jason Kenney issued a statement Thursday (Jan. 16) saying he is shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of his friend.

Kenney calls Goodstriker, was a member of the UCP’s Fair Deal Panel, a passionate Albertan who was willing to tackle important issues about the province.

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The two attended high school together at Notre Dame College in Saskatchewan.

On Facebook, Goodstriker’s wife Tiffany wrote Thursday, “It is with great sadness that I share with all of our friends that Jason has begun his journey to the spirit world. Travel well my love”.

No dates have yet be announced for funeral services.

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