Well-known First Nations advocate Tyrone Tootoosis has died.
His death was confirmed in a post on his Facebook page saying he passed away Sunday morning.
A recognized leader in Saskatchewan who spent his life sharing his culture with others, Tootoosis was also an artist and actor.
A wake for Tootoosis is scheduled for Monday evening with a funeral service taking place Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Poundmaker First Nation Veterans Hall.
The post prompted an outpouring of condolences on social media, with many saying they looked forward to Tootoosis’ regular posts about First Nations culture and history. Others simply shared memories of times they met him.