CNC, UNBC raise new Lheidli T’enneh First Nation flag

The College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia raised the new Lheidli T’enneh First Nation flag on their campuses last week. The flag is decorated with an orange ribbon in the bottom right corner in remembrance of the children who did not come home from residential schools, and was raised 215 days after the old flag was lowered to half-mast to commemorate the children whose remains were found near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. “The orange ribbon has become a national symbol of remembrance for children who died while attending church-run residential schools,” said LTFN Chief Dolleen Logan. “Having an orange ribbon on our new LTFN Memorial Flag is a reminder that we will never forget the kids that didn’t make it home from residential schools and their families.” CBC| Nation Talk Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.