Sask. First Nation reports 54 unmarked graves at former residential schools – February 15, 2022

February 15, 2022 at 11:48 am  Federal, Politics



The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) hosts a virtual news conference to discuss ground-penetrating radar findings at the sites of two former residential schools at the Keeseekoose First Nation in Saskatchewan. Fifty four potential unmarked graves are being reported at the sites. Taking part in the event are Lee Kitchemonia (chief of the Keeseekoose First Nation), Bobby Cameron (chief of the FSIN), Marc Miller (federal minister of Crown-Indigenous relations), Russell Mirasty (Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan), and RoseAnne Archibald (Assembly of First Nations National Chief). Also participating are Mary Culbertson (treaty commissioner), Archbishop Doland Bolen, Isabel O’Soup (tribal chief), George Cote (chief of the Cote First Nation), along with residential school survivors and knowledge keepers. (February 15, 2022)

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