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Joint Statement from SCO and MKO: Reflections on Residential Schools in Manitoba following lates Discovery of Children Buried at Residential School Site

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Grand Chiefs of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) came together today to share their thoughts on residential schools and to reflect on ceremonies that were held recently on the grounds of the Brandon residential school. In a shared display of sorrow and solidarity, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021124 Views

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NAN Offers Condolences as Remains Discovered at Saskatchewan Residential School Site

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Acting Grand Chief Walter Naveau, on behalf of the Executive Council, expresses heartfelt condolences following the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan: “On this sad day we send love and prayers to the families of these […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021148 Views

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Finding of Hundreds of Unmarked Graves: The AFNQL Supports Cowessess First Nation

WENDAKE, QC, June 24, 2021  – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) would like to express its profound dismay following the finding of an estimated 751 unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. We support the conclusion of FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron that this is a “crime” […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2021205 Views

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CAP Responds to Residential School Burial Sites Found by Cowessess First Nation

June 24th 2021 It is with feelings of outrage, but not shock that CAP responds to the news from Cowessess First Nation of the 751 unmarked graves at the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. In the wake of the news from Kamloops, Indigenous peoples across Canada knew that it was only a matter of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2021226 Views

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CAP Mourns Passing of Indigenous Leader Ron George

June 22nd  (Ottawa, ON) – Elmer St Pierre, National Chief wishes to express condolences on behalf of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) at the passing of former leader Ron George, who led the Native Council of Canada (NCC) between 1992-1994, prior to it being renamed and reorganized as the present-day CAP. As President of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2021323 Views

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Members of TRC honour Indigenous children whose bodies were found in B.C. – Lindsay Advocate

June 17, 2021 Upon hearing of the 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were detected in a mass grave beside the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia in late May, members of Truth and Reconciliation Community-Bobcaygeon (TRC Bobcaygeon) swung into action. Together with more than 50 community members, including children, they began covering 215 river […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2021215 Views

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Métis elder remembered for touching students’ lives, creating cultural connections – CBC

Jun 15, 2021 ‘Champion of Indigenous languages,’ residential school survivor led sweat lodges and gave spirit names A Métis elder is being remembered for touching the lives of college students and helping people in his community connect with their culture. Jules Lavallee was the elder in residence at Red River College and the Aboriginal Peoples […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2021193 Views

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NAN Oshkaatisak Council Statement on Children Found at Kamloops Indian Residential School

THUNDER BAY, ON: The Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Oshkaatisak Council is deeply heartbroken at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the families and Nations affected, and have provided tobacco at a Sacred Fire in honour of the children. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 2021272 Views

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Candlelight vigil planned in Wilkie to honour residential school children – battlefordsNOW

The Wilkie and area community will be coming together for a candlelight vigil tonight to honour the 215 children recently found buried at the Kamloops, B.C., residential school site. The event will take place at 8 p.m. at the south entrance of Wilkie Memorial Park, located at Main Street and Fourth Avenue. The vigil is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2021238 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit invites the Vanier community to fill in a heart for the 215 children of Kamloops.

VANIER, ON – Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) is holding a special outdoor event at our offices located at 297 Savard Avenue in Vanier, ON to honour the 215 children of the Kamloops residential school. 215 hearts are available for members of the Vanier community to stop by and add personal messages. The event is taking place […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2021176 Views

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