Lheildi T’enneh Help Evacuees
Prince George, B.C. – Chief Dominic Frederick has announced the Lheidli T’enneh are doing what they can to assist the wildfire evacuees in Prince George.
The First Nation has donated $5000 to the Red Cross B.C. Wildfire appeal, provided $5,000 in vouchers for gas and merchandise at its store in Shelley, and donated a further $500 on behalf of the Native Court Workers of Prince George. “That’s why we are here” said Chief Frederick “We are here to help.”
The Lheidli T’enneh have also provided support at the Emergency Evacuation Centre at CNC , including providing a shelter in the courtyard where ” elders can take a break and get out of the sun” says Chief Frederick.
His message to the more than 9,000 evacuees in Prince George is “We wish you well, we hope your homes are safe, and as long as you are here, that you are safe here also.”