The Sts’ailes First Nation is hosting its second annual Truth and Reconciliation Day Walk on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 9 :30 a.m. beginning at the Sasquatch Crossing Eco Lodge (15500 Morris Valley Road).
This walk is in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and to honour residential school survivors and the memories of those who did not survive.
Hand drums and songs of healing will lead the walk, which promotes awareness about the residential school system and its impact on First Nations people across the country.
The walk will continue to Sandpiper Golf Course (14282 Morris Valley Road). A bus will be available to
Last year’s walk – the first of its kind – saw a huge response. Hundreds of people filled the street despite consistent rain throughout. Most of the walkers were clad in orange with some carrying pictures and signs with words like “Every Child Matters.”
For more information, contact the Sts’ailes office at 604-796-2116.