More residential school discoveries distress Canadian Tribes

 

Last updated 1/26/2023 at 11:59am

Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre Algoma University

Former Qu' Appelle Indian Residential School near Lebret, Sask.

CHESTERMERE, Alb.-Searches at two more residential school sites in Canada have revealed more disturbing findings regarding the burial of children.

The Wauzhushk Onigum Nation has announced that ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has detected more than 170 anomalies during a search for unmarked graves at the site of the former St. Mary's Indian Residential School in Kenora, Ont.

The school was in operation from 1897 to 1972, and survivors of the school helped identify areas that should be searched.

Meanwhile, the Star Blanket Cree Nation has announced that a GPR has yielded 2,000 hits at the si...



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