First Aboriginal federal cabinet minister dies

CBC News reported on the death of former Kamloops MP Len Marchand who was one of the first aboriginal students to enrol at UBC.

Vernon-born Marchand studied agriculture at the university, and was the first status Indian elected to Parliament in 1968.

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