Sask. Indigenous leader says Catholic Church releasing records for 13 residential schools – CTV

Sask. Indigenous leader says Catholic Church releasing records for 13 residential schools – CTV

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July 18, 2021

SASKATOON — While the ground search continues at a former Indian Residential School in Delmas, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Chief Bobby Cameron says records of at least 13 schools will be released by the Catholic Church.

“It’s welcoming news and it’s a start, for other churches right across Canada to do the same, release those records to the survivors and descendents,” Cameron told CTV News on Sunday.

Late last week Cameron said his office received a letter describing that Catholic Churches in Saskatchewan, that oversaw 13 schools, will be releasing records to the FSIN, something the FSIN and Indigenous leaders in Saskatchewan have been calling for since ground-penetrating radar searches began identifying unmarked graves at residential schools in Western Canada.

Read More: https://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/sask-indigenous-leader-says-catholic-church-releasing-records-for-13-residential-schools-1.5514044

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