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Province announces service for Elijah Harper

A service for Eljah Harper has been announced by the province.

A news release from the provincial government Saturday said Harper's service will be held 7 p.m. to midnight on Monday at the Glory and Peace Church, 1296 Main St. (at the corner of Church Avenue).

Elijah Harper holds one of two eagle feathers he raised during the Meech Lake debate in the Manitoba legislature.

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Elijah Harper holds one of two eagle feathers he raised during the Meech Lake debate in the Manitoba legislature.

Harper will be lying in state from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday in Room 200 at the Legislative Building, the province also announced.

Books of condolences will be available.

The official burial service will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 23 at the Full Gospel Church in Harper's home community of Red Sucker Lake.

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Updated on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:56 PM CDT: edited

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