Families travel to Chapel Island despite Mi’kmaq Grand Council previous warning

CHAPEL ISLAND – The Mi’kmaq Grand Council cancelled the St. Anne’s Mission in April and encouraged its members to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. So, many Mi’kmaq communities are hosting St. Anne’s celebrations separately. But some families, despite the concerns, made the trip to Chapel Island (Miniku).

“My mom almost died, she had a stroke, my sister almost died, she had a stroke, this year during the pandemic. So, we’re not really having a mission this year, but they said we had so many people praying for us,” said Grand Keptin Andrew Denny, Eskasoni First Nation. Full story here.

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