Finding unmarked graves: Queen’s University offers free expertise to Indigenous communities – Kingstonist

Finding unmarked graves: Queen’s University offers free expertise to Indigenous communities – Kingstonist

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 202153 Views

July 5, 2021

Several Queen’s University staff members have started an initiative offering free, professional expertise in finding unmarked graves to Indigenous communities across Canada.

“Let us know where you need us — equipment, software, processing time, surveyors… we will be available for any Indigenous project across Canada for free at a professional level,” said Dr. Alexander Braun, geophysics professor at Queen’s University.

A new website is currently being developed for the initiative.

Braun had led seven pro-bono cemetery surveys in the past few years, searching for and finding unmarked graves along the Rideau Canal using the same ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology utilized for the latest discoveries at residential schools.

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