November 9, 1981 - December 18, 2018
Burial Date: December 27, 2018
Alissa Dawn Wolf Child (1981– 2018)
Alissa Dawn Wolf Child (Natoyi otskoipikssaki – Holy Blue Bird Woman) passed away on Tuesday December 18, 2018 at the age of 37 years. She has reunited with her loving mother Freda Wolf Child. Her Maternal Grandfather Ed Wolf Child, Uncle Fabian Wolf Child. Her Paternal Grandparents Peter & Noella Winnipeg, Auntie Melinda Winnipeg and Nephew Odin Kingz Wolf Child. Alissa is a gifted artist and shared many of her drawings with family and friends. She was a strong-willed lady who cherished her father Rufus (Roberta), brothers Carlis & Beff and sister Jessica. She was a loving Auntie to her Nieces; Abigail, Halo, Danina & and Nephews; Xao, Yvaughn, Vance, Urijah, Tarver & Sabre. Alissa lived most of her years in Calgary. She enjoyed visiting family in Siksika Nation especially around the holidays. Despite her disabilities Alissa thrived on living independently.
Alissa leaves behind to mourn her Father Rufus (Roberta) Winnipeg, Brothers; Carlis (Cheyanne) & Beff (Hannah)Wolf Child, Sister Jessica Old Woman and Niece Abigail Old Woman. Grandmother Bernice Wolf Child, Traditional Mother Leahann Wolf Child, Aunties; Faye Ursula Wolf Child, Nadine Wolf Child & Uncle Clarence Wolf Child. Aunties & Uncles; Caroline & Randy Spring Chief, Larry & Marvine Winnipeg, Sharon & Nelson, Delia (Delbert), Chandra, Sheldon (Leslie), Jolie, Cass, & Tammy. Grandmother Jessie Buller & Traditional Auntie; Wanda Calf Robe, Aunties and Uncles; Clara Hardy, Patty Wolf Child, Mary Wolf Child, Dora Wolf Child, Carolla Red Crow & Uncles; Dean Wolf Child, Eddie Wolf Child & Tony Wolf Child. Many Cousins, Aunts & Uncles on the Wolf Child and Winnipeg families. Special thanks to Shannon Engell at (PDD) the Peoples with the Development of Disabilities who worked with Alissa for 6 years, roommate Paul and special friend Michael.
Wake services will be held on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 @ 6PM – 12AM at the Sister Celine (Parish) Hall. Funeral Services will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church Siksika Nation officiated by Rev. Long Vu on Thursday, December 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM. Burial at Paul Little Walker Cemetery. A feast to follow at the Siksika Community Center.