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Week-long Orange Shirt events wrap up with horse races, lahal in Williams Lake

The Williams Lake Stampede Grounds served as the centre of activities

The Stampede Grounds in Williams Lake served as a hub for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events in the lakecity Sept. 30.

The morning kicked off with a free pancake breakfast behind the grandstands, followed by opening ceremonies.

At 1 p.m., the exciting Indian Horse Races brought a large crowd into the grandstands to watch the event.

Following the races, was a game of lahal at the Stampede ball diamonds.

Saturday was a wrap following a week of events in Williams Lake to mark the 10th anniversary of Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Angie Mindus

About the Author: Angie Mindus

Angie Mindus is the managing editor of the Williams Lake Tribune and the Weekend Advisor.
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