“We have tried to tell them the truth,” said Evelyn Camille, who was forced to attend the former Kamloops Indian Residential School where the probable remains of about 200 children were found.
More than 1,000 unmarked graves have been confirmed by Indigenous communities across Canada since May.
First Nations have confirmed more than 1,000 unmarked graves at former residential school sites. Now, people are demanding accountability from the Church.
Protesters at the Manitoba Legislature brought down statues of the monarchs as outrage grows over residential school graves.
The incidents occur amid ongoing reports of more than 1,000 unmarked graves of Indigenous children found at former residential schools, with the latest site announced in B.C. on Wednesday.
And another Catholic church was found ablaze on Wednesday as outrage against Canada and the Church grows.
The incidents occur amid ongoing reports of unmarked graves of Indigenous peoples, mostly children, found at former residential school sites.
Cowessess First Nations’ discovery represents the largest residential school burial site found so far. “We had concentration camps here... They were called Indian residential schools.”
Following the discovery of graves of undocumented Indigenous children, some Catholics say they feel ashamed of the church.
Cowessess First Nation confirmed hundreds of unmarked graves about a month after 215 Indigenous children were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in Canada.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative a month after the undocumented remains of Indigenous children were found under a former Canadian residential school.