A Canadian citizen announced the discovery of hundreds of graves at another boarding school for children

Indigenous Canadians announced a worrying discovery. Around Discover hundreds of unidentified graves Based on previous school accommodation. Thousands of children were forcibly held there for nearly a century.

Cowessess Nation in the Province of Saskatchewan in detail There are graves at Marival Indian Residential School. This boarding school operated between 1899 and 1997. It is the second find of its kind after the school announced by the original city of Tk’emlups Te Secwepemc.

In May, it was announced that the remains of 215 Aboriginal children had been buried in unmarked graves at Kamleops Boarding School. All graves were detected by ground-penetrating radar. Between 1890 and 1997 circa 150,000 indigenous children were arrested in these institutions.

It included over 130 boarding schools run by religious orders, most of them Catholic. The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) noted that “hundreds of unmarked graves have been discovered in the Cowessess First Nation. It’s quite tragic but not surprising“.

Canadian First Nations Association President Perry Pelegaard