Tanya Brooks Memorial Walk
Tanya Brooks Memorial Walks 2012
Tanya Brooks Memorial Walk in Millbrook -May 10, 2012 - 4:30pm-6:30pm
Tanya Brooks Memorial Walk in Halifax - May 11, 2012- 10:00am-12:00noon
Connie Brooks Adams invites the community of Millbrook and surrounding Mi’kmaq communities and the Halifax community to join her and family and friends, Elders, youth and those who support Families of Sisters in Spirit to come to the Tanya Jean Brooks Memorial Walks being held on May 10th in Millbrook, Tanya’s home community. This will be the 3rd Memorial Walks for Tanya Brooks, to let the public know that the murder of Tanya is still unsolved and encourage someone to come forward with information about this crime. The Memorial Walks will also help to bring awareness of Violence against women, and in particular, the hundreds of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and girls in Canada, especially our Mi’kmaq Sisters in Spirit.
May, 10th, 2012, In Millbrook, The Tanya Brooks Memorial Walk will be from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. It will begin at the Gym, at 4:30pm, with a smudging and prayers by an Elder, drumming and songs, and the people will walk to the Community Centre for a community reception and luncheon from 5:00-6:30pm Closing Circle.
Contact Bev Walker, MFHC, for more information at 902-893-8483.
May 11th, 2012, Friday, there will be another Tanya Jean Brooks Memorial Walk in Halifax – at the Mikmaq Native Friendship Centre beginning at 10:00am-12:00noon.
Smudging and Prayers at the Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Centre with Elder Tom Christmas and Songs with All Nations Drummers, Walk to Halifax Police Station, and back to Friendship Centre for reception and luncheon. Closing Circle.
Welalin for your caring and support for Tanya’s family as they continue to seek justice and healing and for the all the Families of Sisters in Spirit.
Contact Debbie Eisan, HAPN at the MNFC for more information at 902-420-1576