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Memorable Manitobans: Moses Ross (1944-2003)

Indigenous leader.

Born at Gods Lake on 7 November 1944, son of Elijah and Effie Ross, he spent his life at Gods River. He was a councillor and Chief of the Manto Sipi Cree First Nation for several years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He died at Gods River 10 January 2003 and was interred in the Gods River Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 January 2003.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 9 September 2017

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