New plaque at Nicholas Flood Davin gravesite to tell ‘full truth’ of role in residential schools – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201779 Views

Regina school also named for Davin, who wrote report recommending residential schools

May 17, 2017

Indigenous activist Cindy Blackstock describes the Davin Report as the “first domino falling.”

Written by Nicholas Flood Davin, for whom a Regina school is named, it recommended the implementation of residential schools in Canada.

Until now, there has been no mention of residential schools at Davin’s grave at the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/nicholas-flood-davin-gravesite-plaque-1.4119034

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