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Native Council of Nova Scotia: Media Release

Almost one month from the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of the Kamloops (TK’emlups) Residential School, we are once again hit with news from the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan, that as of June 23, 2021, a discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 202128 Views

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President Akeeagok Extends Condolences to Cowessess First Nation

Iqaluit, Nunavut – June 24, 2021 –QIA President P.J. Akeeagok released the following statement. “Today the hearts of Qikiqtani Inuit break for the people of Cowessess First Nation. We share your shock and pain. The Cowessess First Nation and Indigenous Peoples across this country have lost not only children to the horrors of the Residential […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202128 Views

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St Thomas U: Campus Flags Lowered to Commemorate Discovery of Children’s Bodies at Former Residential School

We have lowered the flags on our campus to commemorate and honour the 215 Indigenous children whose remains have been discovered at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia. This step is being taken by many levels of government and institutions across the country, including at the Peace Tower in Ottawa. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202138 Views

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New Brunswick Indigenous leaders, community shares in grief, anger over residential school victims – Global News

Indigenous leaders in New Brunswick are sharing the grief and anger with people around the country, after the bodies of 215 First Nations children were found in unmarked burial sites at the former site of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Chief George Ginnish of Natoaganeg First Nation says his community includes several residential school […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202169 Views

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