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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare responds to the latest discovery of 751 unmarked graves at former Marieval Indian Residential School

(Toronto, ON – June 24, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement in response to the latest discovery of 751 unmarked graves at former Marieval Indian Residential School located on Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan: “The recent discovery at Cowessess First Nation is another painful reminder of the historic injustices and abhorrent […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202116 Views

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NAN Offers Condolences as Remains Discovered at Saskatchewan Residential School Site

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Acting Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan: “On this sad day we send love and prayers to the families of these […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202115 Views

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CAP Responds to Residential School Burial Sites Found by Cowessess First Nation

June 24th 2021 It is with feelings of outrage, but not shock that CAP responds to the news from Cowessess First Nation of the 751 unmarked graves at the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. In the wake of the news from Kamloops, Indigenous peoples across Canada knew that it was only a matter of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202112 Views

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CAP Mourns Passing of Indigenous Leader Ron George

June 22nd  (Ottawa, ON) – Elmer St Pierre, National Chief wishes to express condolences on behalf of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) at the passing of former leader Ron George, who led the Native Council of Canada (NCC) between 1992-1994, prior to it being renamed and reorganized as the present-day CAP. As President of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202112 Views

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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, 202112 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, 202117 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, 202114 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, 202120 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, 202122 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, 202131 Views

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