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Video Celebrates New Beginnings, Demolition of Lower Post Residential School. News Release

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Video Celebrates New Beginnings, Demolition of Lower Post Residential School. News Release

VANCOUVER, BC – March 17, 2022 – Premier John Horgan joined Deputy Chief Harlan Schilling, Daylu Dena Council, for the screening of a new video commemorating the demolition of the former residential school at Lower Post and celebrating new beginnings for the community.

“It has been a long journey for the Daylu Dena Council, survivors and their descendants, and members of the community to reach this day,” said Premier Horgan. “This video celebrates the new era of hope, healing and opportunity that is underway in Lower Post, and it confines this abomination of a building to the past where it belongs. It has been my profound honour to support community members in this important and long overdue work.”

The video documents a gathering on June 30, 2021, hosted in the Kaska Dena community of Lower Post. ...

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To watch the video premiere online at 3 p.m. today, please visit: https://youtu.be/zueT7a447XM

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