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Grandmother left alone but supports Journey

journey.jpg Six men left Whapmagoostui on January 16th, heading through the bush on a 1500-km trek called the Journey of Nishiyuu. Through the wind and temperatures reaching -40, they are headed to Ottawa in support of the Idle no More movement and also to show that the youth of Eeyou Istchee still have a strong culture. Elder Anne Kawapit Snr has two grandsons and two sons on this Journey. She spoke with Melissa Natachequan shortly after the departure. 
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