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Métis Women BC and MNBC welcome Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Action Plan release

Surrey, B.C. (June 4, 2021) – Métis Women British Columbia (MWBC) and the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) congratulate the efforts of the Government of Canada, in consultation with diverse Indigenous representative nations and organizations, on the release of the 2021 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan: Ending Violence […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202127 Views

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Judges must do more – Castanet

Jun 4, 2021 Chief Justice Richard Wagner stresses need to boost Indigenous reconciliation efforts Canada’s chief justice says judges must be alert to the history and experience of Indigenous peoples, and should make the same commitment to those of other cultures and communities. In a recent speech to Ontario judges, Richard Wagner said that in […]

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Aspiration Not Enough to End Genocide: UBCIC Demands Government Action and Accountability for Crisis of MMIWG

June 3, 2021 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/ Vancouver, B.C. – June 3, 2021) The federal government has released a National Action ‘Plan’ on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) that falls painfully short of addressing the culture of genocide that has been created and upheld through their own colonial policies, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202134 Views

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Statement from the BCAFN on Atrocity at Kamloops Indian Residential School

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory – June 2, 2021) The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) has been reflecting on the atrocity of 215 dead children in unmarked graves discovered at the Kamloops Residential School last week. Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc is a member of the board of the BCAFN, and we stand […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202129 Views

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Further searches of residential school sites are next stage of healing for some Indigenous communities – CBC

Jun 02, 2021 Discovery at former Kamloops, B.C., residential school may be the start of a movement to search others As the midday sun beat down on the wide-open field in front of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, Stephanie Gutierrez looked out at the row of 215 solar lights stretched out before her. Each one […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202120 Views

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Concerted national action overdue for all the children who never came home from residential schools

June 02 2021 Joint News Release From the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC The National Residential School Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419 The discovery of an unmarked mass burial site at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School highlights the urgent need for a concerted national […]

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls for more Searching on Former Residential School Lands

June 1, 2021 Williams Lake, BC: In the wake of the discovery of remains of 215 children at the former Indian Residential School in Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Nation the Tŝilhqot’in Nation is calling for more research to be done at all former Indian Residential School sites. For far too long the voices of Indigenous people […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202121 Views

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Shoes laid at City Hall to honour 215 Indigenous children whose remains were located in Kamloops – Thompson Citizen

May 31, 2021 Manitoba politicians say recognizing the tragedy is only first step on path to real reconciliation The discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C, revealed by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation, which used ground penetrating radar to survey the site, prompted tributes and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202124 Views

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Remains found at Kamloops residential school ‘not an isolated incident,’ Indigenous experts and leaders warn – CBC

May 30, 2021 Calls mount for protection of former sites in case more remains discovered Indigenous leaders and experts in British Columbia are calling for the protection of sites of former residential schools, warning that the bodies of 215 children found in Kamloops, B.C., likely represent just a small portion of the thousands more who […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202124 Views

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‘It’s our truths’: Indigenous leaders call for ‘thorough’ probe to identify remains of children found at Kamloops residential school site – The Globe and Mail

Indigenous leaders are calling for an examination of every former residential school site after the discovery of 215 children’s remains at one location in British Columbia. Confirming the identities of those who lie in unmarked graves and returning their remains to family are integral parts of truth and reconciliation, they say. The grim discovery last […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202125 Views

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