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More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada – CBS

The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school — one of the institutions that held children taken from families across the nation. Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation said in a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202123 Views

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BCAFN grieves on discovery of location of unmarked graves of children who attended the Kamloops Indian Residential School

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 28, 2021) – Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc reported yesterday the location of 215 children buried on the property of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. The long horrific legacy of the residential school system oversaw the institutionalization of thousands of children from the surrounding region, throughout the interior […]

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UBCIC Mourns with the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, Residential School Survivors and all First Nations

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – May 28, 2021) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) mourns with the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc, and with all of the families of the children lost to the Kamloops Indian Residential School, upon hearing the announcement by Tk’emlúps that the remains of children had been found […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202130 Views

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Here one day, gone the next: Kamloops Indian Residential School survivor remembers his schoolmates disappearing – CTV News

May 28, 2021 TORONTO — Following the discovery of the remains of 215 children buried at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C., one of the institution’s survivors shares his memories of schoolmates disappearing and never being seen again during his time there. Chief Harvey McLeod of the Upper Nicola Band was […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202140 Views

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Bodies of 215 Indigenous children found at BC residential school – National Observer

May 28th 2021 KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation said in a news release Thursday that the remains were confirmed last weekend with the help of a ground-penetrating […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202122 Views

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Remains of 215 children found buried at site of former B.C. residential school – National Post

Chief Rosanne Casimir called the discovery an ‘unthinkable loss that was spoken about but never documented at the Kamloops Indian Residential School’ May 27, 2021 KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202122 Views

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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

The BC Human Rights Tribunal is like the court that hears human rights complaints and makes legal judgements and decisions. Learn more by watching the animated video—Discrimination and Human Rights: Information for Indigenous People Part 2. When you make a case of discrimination to the BC Human Rights Tribunal and they decide you have proven […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202126 Views

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Severed, Discarded Bear Paws Indicate Cruel, Unlawful Poaching that Violates Game Laws and Indigenous Values

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – May 26, 2021) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is appalled and horrified at the gruesome discovery of 80-100 severed bear paws – 20-25 bears in total – near Shuswap Lake on May 23, 2021. The carnage left behind indicates the actions of trophy or […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202129 Views

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Civil Liberties Group and Legal Observers Condemn RCMP Actions at Fairy Creek

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – May 21, 2021: The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has written to the provincial government and RCMP Commissioner condemning the arbitrary and unlawful RCMP Exclusion Zone in unceded Ditidaht territory. The RCMP have established two checkpoints and roadblocks along the McClure Main and Caycuse Main roads […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 202134 Views

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RCMP begin enforcement of Fairy Creek injunction – CTV News

May 17, 2021 VICTORIA — Mounties have established a restricted-access zone as they begin enforcing an injunction against protesters who are blockading logging activity in the Fairy Creek watershed on southwest Vancouver Island. The B.C. Supreme Court granted the injunction to forestry company Teal-Jones on April 1. Protesters have been blocking logging roads in the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202127 Views

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