Remembering the lives lost: Vigil held for those buried on Cowessess First Nation – Global News

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Remembering the lives lost: Vigil held for those buried on Cowessess First Nation – Global News

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021159 Views

Saturday night’s vigil on Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan was a chance to remember, reflect and to honour the lives lost while attending Marieval Indian Residential School.

Smudge and prayers in the tipi began at 7:30 p.m. followed by a moment of silence at 7:51 p.m. for the estimated 751 unmarked graves recently discovered. About 150 people were in attendance.

Chasity Delorme is a member of Cowessess First Nation, and although she didn’t attend the school, her parents and grandparents on both sides of her family did.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/7984567/lives-lost-vigil-buried-cowessess-first-nation/

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