A walk for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women is taking place in Hedley on May 5. (Similkameen Spotlight)
A walk for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women is taking place in Hedley on May 5. (Similkameen Spotlight)

A walk for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women is taking place in Hedley on May 5. (Similkameen Spotlight) A walk for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women is taking place in Hedley on May 5. (Similkameen Spotlight)

Walk for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women taking place in Hedley

The walk starts at the Upper Similkameen Indian Band office May 5

A walk to honour the many Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women will be held in Hedley on May 5.

At 9:30 a.m. there is a gathering outside the Upper Similkameen Indian Band office.

At 10:45 a.m. the walk will travel through town and over to the cenotaph before returning to the USIB office for song and prayer.

There will be a lunch at noon following the walk and ceremony.

For those who wish to, there will be smudging available at 10:30 a.m ahead of the walk.

READ MORE: Keeping the hope fire burning: B.C. First Nation honours missing and murdered women

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