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Residential school victims, survivors honoured at Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society in Kelowna

Several people shared their story at an open mic including Aden Withers on intergenerational trauma
Kelowna RCMP Inspector Beth McAndie speaks to the crowd at a Truth and Reconciliation event hosted by Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society on Sept. 29, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

The Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society honoured victims and survivors of residential schools at an event on Sept. 29, the day before the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience. Non-emergency calls to The Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society can be directed to 1-800-721-0066.

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Brittany Webster

About the Author: Brittany Webster

A video journalist with Black Press Media. I recently made the exciting move from my radio anchor position at AM 1150 to this new venture.
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