Indigenous-owned Campbell River store raising money for pair of post-secondary scholarships – Campbell River Mirror

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Indigenous-owned Campbell River store raising money for pair of post-secondary scholarships – Campbell River Mirror

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202128 Views

Sep. 23, 2021

Wildflower & Co. wants to help pay for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students’ schooling

A local store owner is hoping to make education a key tool for honouring this year’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.

Alissa Assu, who operates Wildflower & Co. in Campbell River’s Tyee Plaza, is drawing from her own experience to make schooling more feasible for post-secondary students who want to make a difference in their communities.

”I think everyone is so caught up in wearing an orange shirt, and that’s amazing,” she said. “But beyond that. I’m thinking what’s more important than the orange shirt itself is a call to action.

Read More: https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/community/indigenous-owned-campbell-river-store-raising-money-for-pair-of-post-secondary-scholarships/

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