Indigenous survivor describes her ‘haunting experience’ of boarding school abuse

Indigenous survivor describes her ‘haunting experience’ of boarding school abuse

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by pmnationtalk on July 14, 2021126 Views

Credit: PBS NewsHour

For more than a century, native children sent to Canadian Christian boarding schools were banned from speaking their languages or practicing their traditions. Hundreds died but their families were never told and bodies never returned — only found in unmarked graves recently. John Yang speaks to Heather Bear, vice chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, about Canada’s dark past.

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