Florence Adelette (Partridge) Tabobondung

Florence Adelette (Partridge) Tabobondung
January 6, 1921 – September 10, 2006

Former Chief of Wasauksing First Nation and Grand Council Elder of the Anishinabek Nation-Union of Ontario Indians, Dr. Florence Adelette (Partridge) Tabobondung died at Belvedere Heights Home for the Aged. She was 86 years old.

Ms Tabobondung led the First Nations community for 27 years, between 1959 and 1986. Flora was one of the Chiefs that travelled to England in 1982 when the Constitution was brought back to Canada and fought for the seat at the table with the First Ministers during the First Ministers Constitutional talks in the 1980’s. Flora a recipent of the Order of Canada and received an honourary degree from York University in 1998.

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