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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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, 2021144 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, 2021198 Views

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Our communities are grieving: recent revelations at former Marieval Indian Residential School

June 25, 2021 Our communities are grieving. The devastating discovery at the former Marieval Indian Residential School is a painful reminder of the unnecessary and cruel losses Indigenous communities have sustained, and how far we have yet to go to reach true and meaningful reconciliation. Today, our hearts are with the Cowessess First Nation, the loved […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021160 Views

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Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation mourns with Cowessess Nation after Saskatchewan discovery – CTV

June 25, 2021 VANCOUVER — Leaders of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation say they mourn the confirmation of the hundreds of unmarked graves of the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. A statement from the chief and council says they regret knowing what that nation is going through, given the preliminary findings of 215 remains […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021189 Views

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NCTR: Honouring 751 innocent lives by showing the full picture of residential schools across Canada

Today, the NCTR is centering residential school Survivors and calling for additional supports for Survivors and their families, as we mourn and honour the lives of those lost to Canada’s residential school system. The Cowessess First Nation announced that 751 individuals, mostly children, have been found in unmarked graves on the former site of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021128 Views

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