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David Kawapit joins Manitoba youth in Ottawa

li-march.jpgAbout 30 aboriginal youth from Manitoba arrived on Parliment Hill this week after a 48-day trek. The group known as Youth For Lakes walked more than 2,100 kilometres to raise awareness and put pressure on the federal government to protect waterways in Manitoba. As the Cree walkers of Nishiyuu reached their destination in March, these Manitoba youth were just starting out. They invited Nishiyuu founder David Kawapit of Whapmagoostui to join them for the last few kilometres of their journey. Joshua Loon spoke with David.

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