182 more graves found at third indigenous site in Canada

A Canadian Indigenous group said in a statement on Wednesday that a search using ground-penetrating radar has found 182 human remains in unmarked graves at a site near a former Catholic Church-run residential school that housed Indigenous children taken from their families. The latest discovery of graves near Cranbrook, British Columbia follows reports of similar …

Survivor of Canada residential school claims some children’s bodies were burnt there

As discussions continue over the discovery of unmarked graves at three residential schools in Canada for Indigenous children, there are now claims that the bodies of some children were burned at Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ontario. A march was organized by the Brantford Regional Indigenous Support Centre for children who lost their lives …

Canada: More unmarked graves likely at former residential school site

A indigenous nation has called on the Canadian government to release residential school attendance records to help identify unmarked graves. In May, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced the initial discovery of 215 unmarked graves near the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Presenting the full report on Thursday, the nation said they expect more graves …

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