All are welcome to join the Puyallup Tribal Community for a nationwide candlelight vigil 7 p.m., Monday, June 21 to honor the 215 children found at Kamloops Canadian Residential School. This is a time to come together to respectfully mourn, speak, heal and pray for the losses from Residential Boarding Schools.


When: 7 p.m., Monday, June 21 (ceremony will begin promptly at 7 p.m., please arrive early)


Where: Chief Leschi High School Parking Lot, 5625 52nd St. E., Puyallup, WA


Ceremony Agenda:

  • Prayer by Connie słupayqʷuʔ McCloud
  • Acknowledgement of the 215 children
  • Candlelight Ceremony
  • Tribal Council Remarks
  • Open Mic
  • Songs and Dances