The family announces with sorrow his death at his residence on Longlake #58 First Nation on Monday May 4th, 2020 at the age of 79. He leaves behind his daughter Raquelle Shebagabow and his siblings Dorothy Chapais-Legarde (Gilbert) of Longlac, Jocelyn Bananish (Dennis) of Longlac, Pauline Dore (Linus) of Longlac, Veronica Waboose (Ervin) of Longlac, Mary Waboose (Claude) of Longlac, Connie Abraham (Ken) of Longlac and Wendell Abraham (Rwanda) of Thunder Bay. He will be sadly missed by his four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Bernard is predeceased by his son Brent Abraham, his parents James and Frances Abraham, his brothers Sydney and Edgar Abraham and sisters Friedna Desmoulin and Diane Grant.
Bernard was born in the Longlac area where he spent most of his life. He lived a few years in Winnipeg to overcome his alcohol addiction. He spent his life fighting for Native Rights.
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