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Drummers, dancers welcome B.C.’s 1st female aboriginal MLA to legislature

By The Canadian Press
February 17, 2016 - 2:06pm Updated: February 17, 2016 - 5:38pm

VICTORIA — Drummers and dancers welcomed British Columbia’s first aboriginal woman elected to the legislature in an emotional ceremony that saw Melanie Mark wiping away tears.

Mark is one of two New Democrats who won byelections earlier this month.