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Reflecting on the last healing walk, organizers see hope

Photo: flickr/Erin Rikard

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This piece was first published on the eve of the healing walk.

Walking through the oilsands is nothing like flying over the oilsands, or driving past them.

Starting today, June 27, hundreds of First Nations people from across Alberta, Canada and the rest of the world will meet in Fort McMurray, Alberta and walk for the last time past a Syncrude upgrader, past tailings ponds and heavy haul trucks.

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Tar Sands Healing Walk begins this weekend!

This weekend, the Keepers of the Athabasca and their allies will host the fifth and final annual Tar Sands Healing Walk -- an eight-hour tour of the massive Tar Sands development sites.

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