Wolverine (William Jones Ignace)

Wolverine, an esteemed Secwepemc Elder and war hero, attended residential school from 1938 to 1948. A lifelong activist for Indigenous rights, he led land defenders through the largest paramilitary operation in Canadian history at Gustafsen Lake in 1995. As a farmer, he currently runs the program Nourish the Nation, where he grows organic foods to feed the front lines.