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Members of TRC honour Indigenous children whose bodies were found in B.C. – Lindsay Advocate

June 17, 2021 Upon hearing of the 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were detected in a mass grave beside the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia in late May, members of Truth and Reconciliation Community-Bobcaygeon (TRC Bobcaygeon) swung into action. Together with more than 50 community members, including children, they began covering 215 river […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20212 Views

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NAN Oshkaatisak Council Statement on Children Found at Kamloops Indian Residential School

THUNDER BAY, ON: The Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Oshkaatisak Council is deeply heartbroken at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the families and Nations affected, and have provided tobacco at a Sacred Fire in honour of the children. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20215 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit invites the Vanier community to fill in a heart for the 215 children of Kamloops.

VANIER, ON – Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) is holding a special outdoor event at our offices located at 297 Savard Avenue in Vanier, ON to honour the 215 children of the Kamloops residential school. 215 hearts are available for members of the Vanier community to stop by and add personal messages. The event is taking place […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 20215 Views

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215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves remembered in Stoney Creek, Ancaster – The Hamilton Spectator

June 10, 2021 In 2008, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was created to discover what happened to Indigenous children who were taken from their families and forced to attend residential schools across the country. In late May, the ugly reality was laid bare when the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc announced a grim discovery that 215 children […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20216 Views

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Remembering the 215 Indigenous souls recently uncovered at the site of a former Kamloops residential school – Welland Tribune

June 7, 2021 Placed just a few steps away from the front entrance, just off the parking lot, they represented the children recently found in an unmarked mass grass on the site of a residential school in Kamloops. “We just wanted to show our support and to honour the 215 Indigenous children that were uncovered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 20218 Views

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MNO observes moment of silence for the 215 lost children: June 6 at 6pm

The devastating revelations of Kamloops Indian Residential School tragedy has deeply saddened and disturbed our nation; reminding us of the lasting impact of intergenerational trauma and the vast reconciliation work still to be done. PCMNO Executive Senator Rene Gravelle asks all Citizens to join him this Sunday, June 6 at 6pm EST for a few […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202114 Views

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Canada Supports Rapid Housing Project in Toronto

June 4, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery for regions across the country, including right here in Toronto. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202112 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit Remembers Brenda Conboy

It is with profound sadness that Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) has learned of the passing of urban Inuit advocate, Brenda Conboy. Brenda was the first ever Executive Director at Tungasuvvingat Inuit when the organization launched on March 3rd of 1987. Brenda was part of the original Board of Directors when TI came together at 507 Bronson […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 20219 Views

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NFN: Solidarity with the Families of the 215 Binoojiisag & Support for our Families

Nipissing First Nation offers our deepest condolences to the families of the 215 children recently discovered at the former Kamloops Residential School in the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory, and to all survivors of residential schools across Canada. As news of this horrific discovery is shared around the world, it can trigger unpleasant feelings or memories […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 20216 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Elder Abraham Metatawabin of Fort Albany First Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)’s Executive Council expresses heartfelt condolences following the passing of former Fort Albany First Nation Chief, NAN Elder, and Canadian Ranger Abraham Metatawabin: “On behalf of Nishnawbe Aski Nation we send our love and prayers to Abraham’s family and the entire community of Fort Albany First Nation. Abraham was […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 20217 Views

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