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Canadian Indigenous group says more graves found; US Catholic bishops pledge to assist review

Canada Saskatchewan vigil

Cranbrook, British Colombia, CanadaAP A Canadian Indigenous group said Wednesday a search using ground-penetrating radar has found 182 human remains in unmarked graves at a site near a former Catholic Church-run residential school that housed Indigenous children taken from their families. The latest discovery of graves near Cranbrook, British Columbia follows reports of similar findings […]

At least 600 unmarked graves found at second Canadian Indigenous school

Canada Saskatchewan former Marieval Indian Residential School ground penetrating radar

Toronto/Vancouver, CanadaReuters An Indigenous group in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Thursday said it had found the unmarked graves of up to 751 people at a now-defunct Catholic residential school, just weeks after a similar discovery rocked the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “terribly saddened” by the new discovery at Marieval […]