Lac La Ronge Indian Band plans late July search for residential school graves – CBC
Jul 21, 2021
First Nation to explore old cemetery site in community of La Ronge, Sask.
The old cemetery behind the long-destroyed Lac La Ronge Indian Residential School sits on a dip in a hill just west of downtown La Ronge, Sask.
While the site has some headstones and markings here and there, it became quite overgrown over the years until a contractor recently hired by Lac La Ronge Indian Band began clearing it out, says Chief Tammy Cook-Searson.
“Before we cleaned it up, even my own family members, like my own children, didn’t realize that the cemetery was there,” Cook-Searson says.
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