The phone rings and we dash around looking for it, a bit too late as the answering machine picks up. Damn, I think out loud. Then a foreign accent plays on the machine, and I realize that it’s a scammer.
My uncle Cheekanish passed away in Attawapiskat November 24 at the age of 88. Uncle Cheekanish’s English name was Leo Kataquapit. My family mourned his passing, but we also celebrated his long, full life that he filled with as much fun, happiness and goodness as he could.