On this day a year ago, the #CCWALK2019 began its 40 day journey for self awareness, and to bring to light the actions of unnatural deaths in all our communities. What was thought to be a lone starting point was heightened by #TeamMcKinnon. To have three generations at the starting point was the kick start to what will prove to be an amazing journey. With Clara Alec Macdonald at the wheel, and Uncle Ben, Chief Alexander McKinnon, Clementine Thomas , Kiara, Zayden, Vinny McKinnon, Taniel Prince , Kylee, Baby Been and Sandra McArthur sporting their pink #IntoTheStorm t-shirts and the...
I send my deepest heartfelt condolences to those who have lost a loved one by the act of SUICIDE. Not just yesterday, but for days gone by. I have learned that those who turned their back on me when I needed them the most was not a reflection of me, but a reflection of them. I understand that as living family members, we experience the harsh thoughts and words that others feel the need to share. The hardest reality is seeing who sticks by you and who walk away. People we have known a short time or a lifetime may...
- CC Walk 2019