Indigenous child graves

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Nearly 100 ‘potential human burials’ discovered at British Columbia school
Residential school operated between 1891 and 1981 and has history of abuse, becoming latest to face scrutiny in Canada

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

26, Jan, 2022 @6:38 PM

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‘Cultural genocide’: the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools – mapped
Recent discoveries of unmarked graves have shed new light on the country’s troubled colonial legacy

Antonio Voce, Leyland Cecco and Chris Michael

06, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Canada turns to satirical Indigenous website to interpret grim news
Walking Eagle News, which uses humour to skewer political hypocrisy, has built a growing following in the wake of recent horrific discoveries

Leyland Cecco

25, Aug, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Canada: pressure on Catholic church to compensate victims of residential schools abuses
Scale of church’s assets revealed in string of investigations as discovery of unmarked graves prompts fresh reparations calls

Leyland Cecco in Ottawa

10, Aug, 2021 @11:50 AM

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Canadian police investigating Manitoba residential school abuse claims
RCMP reveals it has spent 10 years conducting ‘large-scale investigation’ into allegations

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

27, Jul, 2021 @6:07 PM

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‘Nobody can gaslight us’: the rappers confronting Canada’s colonial horrors
The recent discovery of unmarked graves at residential schools is the latest incident in decades of trauma for Indigenous Canadians, who are using lyricism to process it

Kyle Mullin

27, Jul, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Indigenous Americans demand a reckoning with brutal colonial history
From Canada to Colombia, protests erupt against legacies of violence, exploitation and cultural erasure

John Bartlett in Santiago, Natalie Alcoba in Buenos Aires, Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá and Leyland Cecco in Toronto

27, Jul, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves
Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

26, Jul, 2021 @10:10 AM

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First Nation calls for release of school records to identify residential victims
Indigenous community’s report on finding of 215 unmarked graves in May calls for wider search and seeks Canada state and church records

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Jul, 2021 @6:55 PM

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Canada: at least 160 more unmarked graves found in British Columbia
Penelakut Tribe says graves found close to Kuper Island school, which was run by the Catholic church and closed in 1975

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

13, Jul, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Canada’s government needs to face up to its role in Indigenous children’s deaths | Cindy Blackstock and Pamela Palmater
It’s time for ministers to stop consigning the residential schools scandal to a ‘dark history’, say First Nations academics Cindy Blackstock and Pamela Palmater

Cindy Blackstock and Pamela Palmater

08, Jul, 2021 @10:53 AM

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UK faces reckoning after unmarked Indigenous graves discovered in Canada
Activists call on Britain to acknowledge its role in efforts to erase Indigenous culture

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

06, Jul, 2021 @2:17 PM

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