Site blessing

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Tammy Ryll, executive director of the Fort Frances Chiefs Secretariat, left, Naicatchewenin FN Chief Wayne Smith, Elder Louie Councillor, Tony Marinaro, economic development advisor for Pwi-Di-Goo-Zing Ne-Yaa-Zhing Advisory Services, Pwi-Di-Goo executive director Richard Bruyere, and Donna Murray, project manager for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services, were among the dignitaries gathered yesterday morning for the blessing of the site of the future secure custody youth centre on Eighth Street here. Construction will begin later this year, with the facility, which will be managed by local First Nations agencies, to be operational next spring.