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Cecile Blackbird

January 12, 1938 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Cecile Blackbird Obituary

Cecile Blackbird was born on the Waterhen River, Waterhen Lake First Nation, on January 12, 1938, to Tom Blackbird and Angelique Openeyes. Cecile was a caregiver to many children; she was a devoted catholic and danced in the sundance lodge over the years. Cecile loved pow-wows, music of all sorts and loved to dance. Cecile worked as a custodian at the Waweykisik Education Centre for a number of years and had a nickname for all the children.

She leaves to mourn: her children, Linda (Gerald), Janet, Larry, Dennis, Fredrick, Steven, Dean (Donna), Clayton (Judy), Elaine; her brother, Billy Blackbird; numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and chapans.

Cecile is predeceased by: her special friend partner, Fred Martell; her father, Tom Blackbird; her mother, Angelique Openeyes; her sister, Marlene Blackbird; daughter, Irene Blackbird.

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Services

Wake
Friday
January 5, 2024

4:00 PM
Waweyekisik Educational Gym
Box 9
Waterhen, SK S0M 3B0

Funeral Service
Monday
January 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Waweyekisik Educational Gym
Box 9
Waterhen, SK S0M 3B0

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