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Thousands of face shields donated to Blood Tribe

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STANDOFF, AB – A big delivery on the Blood Reserve as 184,000 face shields showed up in Standoff Friday.

The medical visors will be handed out to tribes within the Blackfoot Confederacy Treaty 7 as well as some areas in Saskatchewan.

Senior Executive Officer Rick Soup says 90,000 shields will go to the Blood Tribe with the priority set on school-aged children.

He says more details on distribution will be provided within the next week.

The donation comes from Indigena in partnership with Mark’s Work Warehouse.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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