The news media was out in force, feeding on the grief.
But none of the "professional journalists" seemed to notice that one important person wasn't at either of these gatherings.
At first glance, maybe it came as no surprise that Valentina Duck wasn't there. She's persona non grata on the reserve, where the responsible side of the family blames her for leading her departed 15-year-old daughter deep into the dark side where the seeds of her death are thought to lie.
But her absence at the Alexander Docks is more troubling. The inner city is her turf. There's more than one connection with the docks, the m…