Candlelight vigil planned in Wilkie to honour residential school children – battlefordsNOW

Candlelight vigil planned in Wilkie to honour residential school children – battlefordsNOW

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202134 Views

The Wilkie and area community will be coming together for a candlelight vigil tonight to honour the 215 children recently found buried at the Kamloops, B.C., residential school site.

The event will take place at 8 p.m. at the south entrance of Wilkie Memorial Park, located at Main Street and Fourth Avenue.

The vigil is being organized by town residents Helen Urlacher and her friend Valentina Fox.

“We thought this would be the best thing to do, given the circumstances,” Urlacher said.

Read More: https://battlefordsnow.com/2021/06/10/candlelight-vigil-planned-in-wilkie-to-honour-residential-school-children/

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