b'Wanbdi WakitaWanbdi is a Holy Man, who has spent a lifetime making prayers for people. Celebrating Indigenous Culture and CommunityAs a residential school survivor, peacekeeper with the Canadian Armed Forces, Chief of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and Sundance Chief, Wanbdi has walked many paths. For more than three decades, he provided counseling and ceremony to inmates in various correctional institutions. In 2016, he received the Order of Manitoba for his lifelong work to champion a message of healing and unity between all nations. Currently, he is the Grandfather in Residence for the University of Manitoba Access Program and one of the three Grandfathers on the LRSD Council.Wanbdi possesses a rare breadth of traditional, cultural and sacred knowledge. 2534'