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Métis Nation of Alberta President Audrey Poitras responds to Kamloops Indian Residential School discovery

June 1st, 2021 The following is a statement from MNA President Audrey Poitras. Like many around the nation, we are devastated to hear of the unmarked grave of 215 young souls in Kamloops. This is another painful reminder of the continued trauma experienced by Indigenous peoples across the nation at the hands of the Canadian […]

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OFIFC mourns 215 Indigenous children and all who suffered at residential schools

The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is deeply saddened by the horrific news of finding 215 children buried in an unmarked location at the Kamloops Residential School. Our hearts are grieving alongside the children’s families, friends and loved ones. We are all deeply affected by this and know this tragedy brings many troubling […]

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Six Nations of the Grand River: Statement on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation’s Recent Findings at Kamloops Residential School Site

It was confirmed that the remains of 215 children were found buried at the site of the former Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia. These remains were uncovered with the help of a ground penetrating radar specialist as part of an investigation that first began preliminary work in the early 2000’s. This tragic loss was […]

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Indigenous Tourism BC’s Response to Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation former Kamloops Residential School

June 1, 2021 On May 28, 2021,  Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous on the grounds of the former Kamloops Residential School. Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of these spirits. In our shared grief we reflect on the children in our own lives […]

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NCFST Statement on the 215 Indigenous Children found buried at an Indian Residential School in Kamloops BC.

It is with tremendous grief that Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) expresses our deepest condolences and prayers to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc community and all the West Coast Nations for the 215 Indigenous children found buried at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. For the 215 kids, 430 parents, 860 […]

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City of North Battleford: City Extends Condolences

Heartfelt condolences in recognition of the 215 children buried at the former Kamloops Residential School City of North Battleford Mayor David Gillan, on behalf of City Council, City staff and the residents of North Battleford, expresses heartfelt condolences in recognition of the 215 children buried at the former Kamloops Residential School. “We are very saddened […]

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Squamish Nation: Honouring 215 Children

On behalf of Indian Residential School Survivors and their descendants, we join hearts with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc to mourn the deaths of the 215 Indigenous children discovered this past week at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. This discovery is one that affects all of us, resurfacing generations of trauma that is felt in waves throughout […]

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NWAC Mourns The Loss Of Hundreds Of Children At Kamloops Indian Residential School, Demands Grounds Of All Similar Institutions Be Searched For More Victims

OTTAWA – It was with heavy hearts that the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and its members, the grassroots First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women in this country, learned that the bodies of at least 215 children had been found using ground-penetrating radar on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. These […]

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New Brunswick Indigenous leaders, community shares in grief, anger over residential school victims – Global News

Indigenous leaders in New Brunswick are sharing the grief and anger with people around the country, after the bodies of 215 First Nations children were found in unmarked burial sites at the former site of a residential school in Kamloops, B.C. Chief George Ginnish of Natoaganeg First Nation says his community includes several residential school […]

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PAGC’s response to the residential school burial site in Tk’emlups te Secwépemc

Treaty 5, 6, 8 & 10 Territory. In response to the discovery of remains of 215 children discovered on the grounds near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in British Columbia, the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) held a prayer vigil to show support to the community and others affected […]

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