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Walk across the Lennox Island First Nation causeway helps with working toward reconciliation in P.E.I. – The Guardian

Apr 7, 2021


Step by step, Islanders of many backgrounds walked through the wind and rain on March 29 in an act of remembrance and healing.

Together, they crossed the causeway linking Lennox Island with the rest of P.E.I. and contemplated a time not so long ago when that journey was far from easy.

In the summer it meant a journey by boat; in the winter, it meant a dangerous, sometimes even fatal, walk across the ice.

“(There was) really a sense of real support and a sense of really wanting to move forward together,” said Sen. Brian Francis, who attended the walk. “So I felt that mostly to be very powerful.”

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