Aboriginal Grandmothers March to Protect Children

Aboriginal Grandmothers March to Protect Children

Aboriginal grandmothers march down Main Street Tuesday morning in a walk to raise awareness of abuse and sexual exploitation towards children. (MAURICE BRUNEAU / CHRISD.CA)

Aboriginal grandmothers took to the streets of Winnipeg on Tuesday in the fourth annual Grandmothers Protecting Our Children Sacred Walk.

The walk began at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House on Main Street at 10 a.m. and ended at The Forks.

This is the third year for the walk, which raises awareness of abuse and sexual exploitation of children in Winnipeg and across Canada.

Other walks took place today in Thompson, Roseau River, Waywayseecappo and Keeseekoowenin Ojibway nations.


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