While first impressions make a bold statement, perhaps the lasting image — or thought — leaves a legacy of importance and signifies the philosophy of the person’s mission.-
So, to that point: Lloyd Yellowbird’s quotation at the bottom of his email signature.
“Leadership is a call to duty, not an elevation of power,” Yellowbird’s sign-off says, attributing the highly acclaimed Canadian actor Gordon Tootoosis.
Yellowbird certainly lives up the salutation.
As Bent Arrow Healing Society senior manager, Yellowbird’s vision to start informing folks of the residential school issues rolls back 18 months, well before COVID-19 and the findings of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children, which has shamed our country.
Well-intentioned initiatives find a way to surface, don’t they?
Bent Arrow is hosting and facilitating a two-day event, a healing ceremony, to help bring healing to residential school survivors and those around them