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

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021174 Views

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 Anishinaabe peoples, is well known for its Indigneous Studies program.

On June 25, the day after the 751 unmarked graves of residential school children in southeast Saskatchewan were discovered, the university offered support to Indigenous communities in a news release.

“On behalf of the entire Brock University community, we want to extend our deepest condolences to Canada’s Indigenous communities at this most difficult time,” the release said.

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