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Calgarians host vigil for victims and families affected by James Smith Cree Nation stabbings – Calgary
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Calgarians host vigil for victims and families affected by James Smith Cree Nation stabbings – Calgary

Calgarians of all backgrounds gathered at Olympic Plaza Friday evening for a candlelight vigil for the victims of and families affected by the mass stabbing at the James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. The evening was marked with an honour song, traditional prayers from elders and speeches from various Treaty 7 Indigenous leaders. Jingle dancers proffered healing dances and the vigil concluded with a round dance.Organizer Alycia Two Bears said it was important for Treaty 7 residents to show unity with the Treaty 6 First Nation that suffered the deaths of nine victims (a tenth victim was from Weldon, Sask.) and two suspects, as well as injuries to 18 more people.READ MORE: Saskatchewan RCMP locate vehicle believed to be used by mass stabbing suspect“This is to help them with the...