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Free and open to everybody. WLFN is pleased to invite you to the Williams Lake premiere of documentary, Sugarcane. The award-winning film follows several members of Williams Lake First Nation and neighboring communities in the context of WLFN’s investigation into the abuse and disappearance of children at the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School. Four screenings of the film will be held June 1-2, 2024, at Paradise Cinemas, downtown Williams Lake, BC. There is no admission cost. Please be advised that this film discusses residential schools and may be troubling for some viewers. Discretion is advised. WLFN will have extensive health and wellness protocols in place for the duration of the weekend, including spiritual and cultural wellness resources like Sacred Fire and Tsqilye (sweat) ceremonies. See below for more information. If you or somebody you know is struggling, it is always ok to ask for help. Indian Residential School Survivors Society Lamathut 24/7 Crisis Line: 1 (800) 721-0066.


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