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MNBC Statement on Discovery of 182 Graves in Cranbrook

“Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) sends our deep heartfelt message of condolences and support to the Ktuxana Nation, Shuswap Band, and other Indigenous Nations that attended the St. Eugene’s Mission School in Cranbrook, upon the discovery of 182 unmarked graves. MNBC’s recognizes this incident is triggering for the Métis survivors of residential schools across BC […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 2021121 Views

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Métis Local 1904 St. Albert – Sturgeon County response to Unidentified Residential School Graves

Jun 30, 2021 It has been over a month since the 215 unidentified graves were discovered at the Kamloops Residential School site. Since then, approximately 751 unidentified residential school graves have been uncovered at the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. Collectively our hearts are broken.  Our Métis elders and Métis citizens in St. Albert – […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2021318 Views

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Six Nations of the Grand River: Statement on Cowessess First Nation’s Finding at Former Site of the Marieval Indian Residential School

Cowessess First Nation announced yesterday that they have found 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. These graves were found as part of an investigation that began earlier this month that utilized ground penetrating radar technology. Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme noted during yesterday’s press conference that it […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2021141 Views

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NTI Extends Its Solemn Solidarity with Cowessess First Nation

(June 28, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) extends its solemn solidarity with the members of the Cowessess First Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations on the discovery of the remains of 751 children at the site of a former residential school in Saskatchewan. “We send our love to Cowessess First […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021146 Views

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Flags at half-mast throughout Niagara Region to acknowledge loss of Indigenous children – insauga.com

June 28, 2021 While flags flew at half-mast throughout the Niagara Region on Friday and into the weekend to acknowledge the horrific discovery of gravesites filled with the bodies of Indigenous children, the pain felt at Brock University in St Catharines was particularly strong. The university, itself built on the traditional land of the Haudenosaunee and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021163 Views

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The AFNQL will walk on July 1st in memory of missing children, residential school survivors and their descendants

WENDAKE, QC, June 26, 2021 – Due to the recent horrifying discoveries of hundreds of bodies of missing children from residential schools, the AFNQL invites the entire population to a march and a vigil in their memory as well as that of the survivors and their descendants, on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm, at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021140 Views

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ITK Statement On The Discovery Of Unmarked Graves In Saskatchewan

Inuit grieve with members of the Cowessess First Nation, the families of the 751 souls discovered near the former Marieval Indian Residential School, and survivors of the residential school system in Canada this week upon the unfathomable findings of unmarked graves in Saskatchewan. We thank Chief Cadmus Delorme and his team for their tremendous courage. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021190 Views

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Native Council of Nova Scotia: Media Release

Almost one month from the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of the Kamloops (TK’emlups) Residential School, we are once again hit with news from the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan, that as of June 23, 2021, a discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021122 Views

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Remembering the lives lost: Vigil held for those buried on Cowessess First Nation – Global News

Saturday night’s vigil on Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan was a chance to remember, reflect and to honour the lives lost while attending Marieval Indian Residential School. Smudge and prayers in the tipi began at 7:30 p.m. followed by a moment of silence at 7:51 p.m. for the estimated 751 unmarked graves recently discovered. About 150 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021134 Views

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Statement from Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council regarding Cowessess First Nation unmarked grave findings

June 24, 2021, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc – As Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council, we would like to openly acknowledge the horrific truth that Cowessess First Nation, survivors and intergenerational survivors of the former Marieval Indian Residential School are grappling with. We mourn the confirmation of the hundreds of unmarked graves in Cowessess First Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021189 Views

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