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Garden River First Nation holds Every Child Matters recognition walk (22 photos)

The walk, in support of the Every Child Matters movement, was held Thursday afternoon on Highway 17B

Garden River First nation hosted the Every Child Matters Recognition Walk on Thursday afternoon.

The walk was held along Highway 17B and saw many Garden River residents walk from the Garden River Recreation Centre along the highway.

The walk saw participants stop along the way at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and the Garden River bridge where stories were told by residential school survivors and elders.

The walk included speeches, reflections, and prayers were offered.

The walk was one of a number of events in the region held to recognize the impact of the residential school system and the Every Child Matters movement.

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