Former Native Women’s Association president living in a tent outside … – APTN

Former Native Women’s Association president living in a tent outside … – APTN

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2015654 Views

July 7, 2015

Former Native Women’s Association president living in a tent outside Edmonton

EDMONTON — Marilyn Buffalo never thought she would be homeless at age 65. The former Native Women’s Association of Canada president is now sleeping in a tent in Maskwacis after losing her rental home in Edmonton last week.

The home was expropriated to make way for the Valley Line LRT expansion on the city’s south side.

Buffalo lived in her 3,300 square foot home for six years along with her four children, one of their spouses and two grandchildren.

Last August she first received notice of the expropriation, however she thought she would have plenty of time before she had to leave. Then in January she received a registered letter that said she had to leave by the end of March.

Read More: http://aptn.ca/news/2015/07/07/former-native-womens-association-president-living-tent-outsid-edmonton/

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