Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

By Michael Barrett

Red Lake hosts National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day - P2


A drum group from Ponemah singing the honor and memorial songs.

On Tuesday, December 20, 2011, the Red Lake Homeless Shelter hosted National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, with a Memorial Feast, fire and ceremony.

It was the Red Lake Homeless Shelter's 8th annual observance of this day, which is a remembrance of sisters and brothers whose lives were shortened by being without housing.

The Memorial Fire was started at dawn and would burn until dusk.


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