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WHITEHORSE. x-16s. The Grand Chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations says Canadians must respect the process of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. There have been criticisms that the inquiry is moving too slowly. Peter Johnston says he's pleased the Territory is finally be able to allow families to voice their stories and challenges during three days of hearings that begin tomorrow in Whitehorse.

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TAG: A sacred fire was lit this morning as about 30 people took part in prayers and song, while a traditional feast and cultural celebration takes place tonight, in advance of tomorrow's hearings.

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