Indigenous youth group holds powwow at former residential school in Mission, B.C. – Global News
July 3, 2022
An Indigenous youth group held its first-ever powwow at a former residential school in Mission, B.C.
People from across the province descended on the site of the former St. Mary’s Residential School.
“Every child that touches the ground blesses (it here) because every child matters,” Indigenous Elder Malihatawa Gherrien said.
The youth group, Valley Youth Peers for Overdose Response, or VYPOR, is a youth-led peer group for current or past drug users in the Fraser Region Area.
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