Photo: The tree at the LOTW District Hospital where the bench in memory of  Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace will sit under.

The Opening Ceremony will be for family and friends of the late Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace. Her mother Christa Ackabee and twin Braeden Ackabee-Kokopenace will be in attendance and ask that all in attendance keep this a private event.

The Ceremony will commence June 7th at 1 PM on the Lake of the Woods District Hospital property adjunct to the lower parking lot at the  Emergency Entrance.

Timeline: Time:
Opening: Elders Remarks 1 PM
Drummers:  Grassy Narrows Drummers 1:15 PM
80 Seconds of Silence to commemorate the 8 years since Azraya’s Passing 1:35 PM
Family Remarks (Christa or Braeden) 1:37 PM – Open to family and friends
Travelling and/or closing song 1:50 PM
Closing Blessing: Elders Remarks 2 PM


  • Parking Passes
  • Please bring your own Folding Lawn Chairs or Blanket
  • RSVP to parking passes