The Grand Council of the Crees

The Passing of a Respected Leader, Former Grand Chief of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee, Chief Dr. Billy Diamond

Posted: 2010-09-30

Chief Dr. Billy Diamond

It is with a heavy heart that the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/ Cree Regional Authority announces the passing of former Grand Chief Dr. Billy Diamond at 11:50am., today, Thursday, September 30, 2010 in his home community of Waskaganish.

On behalf of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee, I wish to express my sincere condolences to his family and also to the community of Waskaganish.

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

God bless you all.

Grand Chief Mathew Coon Come