Unmarked graves near residential school included ‘other Roman Catholic faith-goers, indigenous and not,’ First Nations chief says
July 21, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Located in Saskatchewan, the Marieval Indian Residential School closed in 1997; the discovery of 751 unmarked graves there was recently announced.
Former residents recall that in the early 1960s, a priest ordered the removal of headstones and wooden crosses. “Other Roman Catholic faith-goers, indigenous and not, adults as well, have been buried there,” said Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme.
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