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Vigil walk in Vancouver Friday to raise awareness for missing woman

Participants are asked to wear red to symbolize their unity with the family and to honour all Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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A vigil walk is being held in Vancouver Friday to raise awareness about a Cree woman from Kawacatoose First Nation who is missing.

A vigil walk is being held in Vancouver Friday to raise awareness about a 25-year-old Cree woman from Kawacatoose First Nation who has been missing since September 2020. 

With the support of Butterflies in Spirit, the family of Chelsea Poorman is organizing the vigil walk to raise awareness about her disappearance. 

Chelsea has been missing since September 6, 2020 and her family is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to her location. 

The walk will take place on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people. It will commence at 3:30 p.m. departing from Davie and Granville streets--where Chelsea was last seen--and end at Victory Square Park.

Participants are asked to wear red to symbolize their unity with the family and to honour all Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The family extends an invitation to attend to the media, all local non-profit organizations, businesses in the downtown area, friends and family. 

The Poorman family is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to the location of Chelsea would like to reiterate that the only contact numbers associated with the reward are Crime Stoppers or the tip line at 1-800-531-2810.

 Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

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