Youth Fly High in Royal Eagles Program

By David Klassen

A group of 70 aboriginal youth will experience a day of flying at Lyncrest Airport east of Winnipeg today.

The youth between the ages of eight and 17 from Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. and Ma Mawi Chi Itata Centre will get to fly, many for the first time in their life, in a small aircraft as part of the international Young Eagles program.

Other activities, such as face painting and a barbecue, are also planned as part of the sixth annual event.

The goals of the RBC Royal Eagles, the group facilitating the event, are to enhance the workplace by creating awareness of aboriginal culture, provide a support system for new hires and existing aboriginal employees, and act as community ambassadors.

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