Sylliboy Funeral To Be Held Saturday
A funeral for the late Mi’kmaq Grand Council Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy will be held in Whycocomagh on Saturday.
Sylliboy died at the Regional Hospital at the age of 76 on Thursday of last week.
He was a long-time band councilor in his home community of Waycobah before becoming Grand Chief in 1991.
His funeral will take place at 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, and is expected to attract a number of dignitaries from across Mi’kmaq territory.