Arthur Manuel, Canadian First Nations leader, Died at 66


Arthur Manuel was born in 1951 and died on January 11, 2017.

He was a First Nations political leader in Canada.

He was the son of Marceline Paul of the Ktunaxa Nation and political leader George Manuel of the Secwepemc Nation, he grew up on the Neskonlith Reserve in the interior of British Columbia.

Arthur Manuel attended the Kamloops (Kamloops BC), St Eugene’s (Cranbrook BC) and St. Mary’s (Mission BC) residential schools, Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec) and Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto, Ontario).

Manuel was the father of five children.

Arthur Manuel passed away at 66 years old.