Flag raising honours Métis peoples

Much has been said about the 215 children who were found buried at a former Kamloops residential school. Today, in Lethbridge, members of the Métis nation gathered at City Hall to honour those children. Organizers raised a Métis flag to signify the importance of recognizing the Métis people as a sovereign nation. Dr. Adam Browning, the President of the Métis Nation of Alberta and Lethbridge Area, says the government hasn’t done enough to support Indigenous and Métis victims of residential schools.

Ground penetrating radar was used to locate the remains of the children in Kamloops last month.

Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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