Marilyn Charleyboy is walking from her community of Tsideldel (Alexis Creek) First Nation to Williams Lake to raise awareness about violence in First Nations communities. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

VIDEO: Walking for peace to raise awareness of violence in First Nations communities

Marilyn Charleyboy set out Sunday, Sept. 9 from Tsideldel (Alexis Creek) First Nation on Highway 20

Marilyn Charleyboy is walking from Tsideldel (Alexis Creek) First Nation to Williams Lake to raise awarness about violence in First Nations communities.

She began on Sunday, Sept. 9 and hopes to reach her destination by Friday, Sept. 14.

Before walking she visited Tatlayoko Lake.

There she dipped in the lake to prepare herself spiritually for the walk and gathered some glacier-fed water to drink through the week.

Read more: First Nations woman walking for peace to stop the violence in the Cariboo Chilcotin



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