Lhtako Dene youth are raising money to take part in Gathering our Voices, a week-long conference for Indigenous youth that will take place next week in Port Alberni.
Last weekend, they raised $238 through a dinner, bingo and loonie auction. The Lhtako Dene youth will be holding one more fundraising dinner, bingo and loonie auction Saturday, March 16 at 5 p.m. at the Lhtako Dene Hall at 1943 Lust Rd. before leaving for the conference. Nine students and four chaperones will be making the trip to Port Alberni.