A dream come true’: Indigenous advocates grateful for retreat for MMIWG – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2022110 Views

Sept. 20, 2022

A special retreat for family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is being called a success.

The retreat was held in May at YWCA’s Camp Yowochas near Wabamun Lake.

“The opportunity to pray together, to share together, to cry together, to laugh together. That’s all medicine,” said retreat leader Lorette Goulet.

The retreat is designed to help participants break the cycle.

“Teaching these young girls to be strong, so they’re not lured away by empty promises and by horrible people that take advantage of them.”

Read More: https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/a-dream-come-true-indigenous-advocates-grateful-for-retreat-for-mmiwg-1.6076997

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