Kamloops

Red ribbons hung on Kamloops bridges

Red Ribons will be hung today on bridges in Kamloops. They're meant to represent murdered or missing indigenous women in B.C. The first ribbon will be hung by a cousin of Samantha Paul,

149 red ribbons will be hung from the four bridges in Kamloops.

These red ribbons are hung from bridges to honour the aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered. (Facebook)

You may notice red ribbons hanging from the bridges in Kamloops. Each ribbon is meant to represent a missing or murdered indigenous woman in B.C. There are 149 of them. Nikki Fraser tied the first ribbon. It's in memory of her cousin, Samantha Paul,whose remains were found near White Lake in the spring of 2014. Nikki was in the studio along with Francyne Joe. She is vice-president of the BC Native Women's Association.

To hear the audio, click the link: Red ribbons hung on Kamloops bridges

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