B.C. man finishes walk across Canada for MMIWG, but says his work isn’t over – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201999 Views

Matthew Jefferson is spending a little extra time in N.L., before starting over again

Jul 09, 2019

Matthew Jefferson walked 8,275 kilometres with a 25-kilogram bag on his back.

The 33-year-old man from the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in British Columbia reached the easternmost point in Canada on June 25, but his journey to raise awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is not over yet.

“I got that feeling as soon at the exact moment I reached Cape Spear,” he told CBC’s Newfoundland Morning. “As soon as I reached my destination for the walk, I didn’t feel complete.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/matthew-jefferson-wetsuweten-bc-mmiwg-1.5204004

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