PSE hold vigils, pause events in respect of the losses at James Smith Cree Nation, Weldon

Several institutions in Canada have issued statements in response to the losses in the communities of James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon, Saskatchewan. First Nations University held a smudging ceremony and vigils on its campuses, as well as a prayer gathering that was offered with the University of Regina, Luther College, and Campion College in Regina. Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies paused all programs and travel to give its community time to process and grieve together, and held a moment of silence. The University of Saskatchewan postponed several large gatherings and announced new safety measures for events. USask also shared links to supports for campus community members. Yukon University President Lesley Brown issued a statement that shared resources and supports with the community and called for students and staff to “be kind and patient with one another” during this time. FNU| Regina Leader Post| USask| SIIT| YukonU  Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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