Windsor elder says grieving Indigenous communities need support, year after Kamloops unmarked graves discovery – CBC

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Windsor elder says grieving Indigenous communities need support, year after Kamloops unmarked graves discovery – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202236 Views

May 25, 2022

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Le Estcwicwéy̓ honouring lives of children forced to attend residential school

WARNING: This story contains distressing details.

It’s been one year since the painful discovery of hundreds of suspected unmarked graves on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops B.C., an anniversary that is being marked in Windsor-Essex as well as throughout Canada.

But the date itself doesn’t hold any meaning for Theresa Sims, Windsor’s Indigenous storyteller. She said it’s because Indigenous people have known the truth of what happened at residential schools long before the Kamloops discovery, she said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/windsor-essex-kamloops-residential-school-1.6464687

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