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Wenjack's sister opens indigenous school at Trent

PETERBOROUGH, Ont.—Chanie Wenjack's sister said the presence of Gord Downie was upon Peterborough on Friday as she marked the opening of a school for indigenous studies at Trent University named after her brother.

“Even though Chanie is not here, our brothers Mike and Patrick are here,” Pearl Achneepineskum said as she drew attention to Downie's siblings across the room.