Results from Tag: 'Kamloops Indian Residential School'
A 2015 report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission claimed that anywhere from 4,100 to 6,000 Indigenous children died at the schools as a result of neglect or abuse.
COMMENTARY: The issue is as old as colonialism.
Retired Calgary Bishop: Canadian Government Must Own ‘Primary’ Responsibility for Abuses of Indigenous
“Primary responsibility must be owned by the federal government,” Bishop Henry said in response to the recent discovery of unmarked graves of Indigenous children at a former Catholic-run residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Graffiti reading ‘banished’, ‘evicted’, and ‘crime scene’ was found spray painted on the walls of St. Joseph’s May 31
Vancouver Archbishop Promises ‘Tangible Actions’ After Indigenous Graves Discovered at Church-Run School
In the letter, Archbishop Miller repeated his 2013 apology to the Indigenous populations for the abuses that occurred in Church-run residential schools, saying that he remains “committed and accountable” to those words.
Canadian Bishops Pledge Reconciliation After Indigenous Children’s Remains Discovered at Catholic-Run School
Archbishop Gagnon said the recent discovery of the children’s remains at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, was “shocking.”