We weren’t seen as human enough’: All residential school graves must be identified, say Sask. First Nations – CBC

We weren’t seen as human enough’: All residential school graves must be identified, say Sask. First Nations – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202128 Views

Jun 04, 2021

All residential school graves must be identified, according to First Nations in Saskatchewan

Warren Seesequasis walks across the grass field where St. Michael’s Indian Residential School once stood, then crosses a dirt road and unties the baling twine on the cemetery gates.

He stops at a large white cross. Below it, a small plaque lists the names of two uncles.

“We know where our family is buried. I am thankful for that,” Seesequasis said.

The councillor in central Saskatchewan for the Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation says many community members have been shaken by the recent news out of B.C.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/saskatchewan-residential-school-graves-1.6052698

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