“We Are All One” The 18th Annual Women’s Memorial March – A Commentary

February 19, 2009


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TOP: Paying respects at Main & Hastings

BOTTOM L to R: Saluting the VPD, ABORT’s Amalia Nickel, Reminding the boys in blue, BWSS’s Angela Marie MacDougall

(All photos by Scott Alexander | obsidianfoxphotography.com)

VANCOUVER, BC – Spirits lingered on Main and Hastings as hundreds of people gathered on Valentines Day to remember the women lost and murdered from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). The 18th Annual Women’s Memorial March maintains that “their spirits live within us” and indeed their presence was felt in the smoking sage, cyclical chants, and ubiquitous drumming. [read more]

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