When the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation said in May that ground-penetrating radar had detected the remains of 215 children buried at the site of a residential school in Kamloops, B.Cs not clear i.:1620041926894,, many Canadians were shocked.
When, a few weeks after that, the Cowessess First Nation reported finding an estimated 751 unmarked graves outside a school on its territoryThe debate over COVID-19 restrictions on outdoor sports facilities., many Canadians were again astonished.
But they didn’t have to be.
While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has identified 4A spokesperson fo,100 children who died while attending residential schoolsslowly, it estimates that the overall death toll from the schools could be as high as 15,000.
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