Sisters in Spirit Vigil Thursday evening at Bishop’s University

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By Emilie Hackett
Special to the Record

As part of a nationwide initiative by the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), Bishop’s University will be hosting a Sisters in Spirit candlelight Vigil in front of the McGreer building from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.4. All candles will be provided. The vigil aims to raise awareness of the alarmingly high rates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada; between 1,000 and 4,000 women and girls have gone missing or have been murdered since the 1970s. See full story in the Thursday, October 4 edition of The Record.

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