St. Albert opened its Healing Garden on September 15th, 2017 on a beautiful spot along the Sturgeon River with the guidance of Elder Tony Arcand and Residential School Survivors.
With Protocol and Pipe Ceremony the morning was set.
Residents and community members from across the region gathered to acknowledge the history of the residential schools in St. Albert and area and to honour those who attended.
Grand Entry, unveiling and speeches were part of the day
Elders and Survivors shared their stories in their own languages both Anishinabbe and Cree were spoken
Gary Lee and the Prince Charles Fiddlers