Community Gathers at Vigil, Mourn and Remember Stonechild Chiefstick at Poulsbo Christmas Tree Lighting

Native News Online
Pub Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 12:00

Published December 1, 2019

POULSBO, Wash. — Over 60 people gathered for a peaceful vigil at the Poulsbo city Christmas tree lighting to honor on what would have been his 40th birthday. Chiefstick, a Chippewa Cree man and beloved Suquamish community member, was killed at Poulsbo’s third of July fireworks celebration by Poulsbo police officer Craig Keller.