A local band chief is applauding the appointment of a high profile first nations leader in cabinet.
BC’s Jody Wilson-Raybould was named Justice Minister under the Trudeau government .
Here’s Lower Kootenay Band Chief, Jason Louie.
Louie says Wilson-Raybould is a strong leader who will be serving people of all ethnic backgrounds, not just first nations.
She could yet oversee a promised national inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women.