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215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves remembered in Stoney Creek, Ancaster – The Hamilton Spectator

June 10, 2021 In 2008, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was created to discover what happened to Indigenous children who were taken from their families and forced to attend residential schools across the country. In late May, the ugly reality was laid bare when the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc announced a grim discovery that 215 children […]

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KIA: Condolences to the family and friends of Paul Pemik

June 9, 2021 ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᖃᑎᒌᒃᑯᑦ ᐅᒡᒍᐊᑦᑎᐊᖅᐳᑦ ᐹᓪ ᐱᒻᒥᐅᑉ ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐱᒻᒥᖅ ᓇᕐᙵᕆᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᖅᑯᓵᕐᕕᒋᔭᓗᒃᑖᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓚᒌᖅᓱᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᑐᙵᕝᕕᖃᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ, ᐱᒻᒥᖅ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᖃᑦᑎᐊᖃᑦᑕᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑭᑐᓗᒃᑖᓂᒃ ᓲᕐᓗ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᕆᑉᓗᓂᒋᑦ. ᐱᒻᒥᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒍᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐊᒃᑐᐊᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᒻᒪᕆᓚᐅᖅᐳᖅ ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓄᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒃᐸᒃᑐᓄᑦ. ᐱᒻᒥᖅ ᑭᖑᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᓗᒃᑖᖏᓐᓄᑦ. ᐃᓱᒪᒋᕙᕗᑦ ᑐᒃᓯᐅᑎᕙᕗᓪᓗ ᐃᓚᖏᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᖃᓐᓈᖏᓐᓄᓪᓗ. The Kivalliq Inuit Association sends its most sincere condolences to the family of Paul Pemik. Pemik was highly regarded by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2021186 Views

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Estevan came together for a vigil honouring Indigenous children – Estevan Mercury

June 9, 2021 As the deep words were said and the drums were played, dozens of people bowed their heads in downtown Estevan last Friday honouring the children who died in the residential school system. The Métis Nation Saskatchewan Estevan Local No. 25 held a vigil in recognition of 215 Indigenous children whose remains were […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2021200 Views

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St Thomas U: Campus Flags Lowered to Commemorate Discovery of Children’s Bodies at Former Residential School

We have lowered the flags on our campus to commemorate and honour the 215 Indigenous children whose remains have been discovered at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia. This step is being taken by many levels of government and institutions across the country, including at the Peace Tower in Ottawa. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2021179 Views

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Memorial held in Gananoque for 215 Indigenous residential school victims – The Community Press

Jun 07, 2021 The discovery in Kamloops of the unmarked graves of 215 Indigenous children set Canada reeling. History can be brutal, but even though many were aware of the Residential Schools, few had suspected that such things could have happened. While the causes and timings of the deaths are not yet known, the grief […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 2021215 Views

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Remembering the 215 Indigenous souls recently uncovered at the site of a former Kamloops residential school – Welland Tribune

June 7, 2021 Placed just a few steps away from the front entrance, just off the parking lot, they represented the children recently found in an unmarked mass grass on the site of a residential school in Kamloops. “We just wanted to show our support and to honour the 215 Indigenous children that were uncovered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 2021160 Views

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MNO observes moment of silence for the 215 lost children: June 6 at 6pm

The devastating revelations of Kamloops Indian Residential School tragedy has deeply saddened and disturbed our nation; reminding us of the lasting impact of intergenerational trauma and the vast reconciliation work still to be done. PCMNO Executive Senator Rene Gravelle asks all Citizens to join him this Sunday, June 6 at 6pm EST for a few […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2021258 Views

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Canada Supports Rapid Housing Project in Toronto

June 4, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery for regions across the country, including right here in Toronto. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2021193 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit Remembers Brenda Conboy

It is with profound sadness that Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) has learned of the passing of urban Inuit advocate, Brenda Conboy. Brenda was the first ever Executive Director at Tungasuvvingat Inuit when the organization launched on March 3rd of 1987. Brenda was part of the original Board of Directors when TI came together at 507 Bronson […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2021208 Views

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NFN: Solidarity with the Families of the 215 Binoojiisag & Support for our Families

Nipissing First Nation offers our deepest condolences to the families of the 215 children recently discovered at the former Kamloops Residential School in the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory, and to all survivors of residential schools across Canada. As news of this horrific discovery is shared around the world, it can trigger unpleasant feelings or memories […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2021180 Views

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