A Coun­cil­lor, now Elder

The Victoria Standard - - Local News -

Mem­bers of the Wagmatcook Band Coun­cil pose dur­ing a re­cent Coun­cil Meet­ing in hon­our of Coun­cil­lor Tommy Peck (front row far right) who turned 60 the day of the meet­ing. THE birth­day was a turn­ing point for the hum­ble coun­cil­lor as it is tra­di­tion­ally the age at which the Mi'kmaq con­sider some­one to have be­come an elder. Join­ing Coun­cil­lor Peck are (back row, l-r): Coun­cil­lor Peter Pierro, Coun­cil­lor Lester Peck, Chief Nor­man Bernard, (front row, l-r) Coun­cil­lor Cor­nelia Peck, Coun­cil­lor Ja­son Peck and Coun­cil­lor An­gela Pierro. Photo by Andrew Brooks / The Vic­to­ria Stan­dard.

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