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Tshakapesh: Innu Leaders and Simeon Tshakapesh

tshakapesh: He took his own life in May after being treated outside the province for solvent abuse, according to Metro News. Simeon Tshakapesh was among Innu leaders who signed an agreement with Premier Dwight Ball after a meeting on Wednesday. The move follows the death of Thunderheart Tshakapesh, the 16-year-old son of Simeon Tshakapesh, the deputy grand chief of the Innu Nation. They agreed to come up with terms of reference and inquiry leadership by July 31, 2017. The provincial and Innu leaders said they will ask the federal government to participate, with the hope that the inquiry will begin by Sept. 30, 2017. The inquiry will look at the treatment, experiences and outcomes of Innu in the child protection system, and to identify recommendations for change, according to the memorandum of understanding. ( As reported in the news.