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In front of the Kamloops Indian Residential School building, community members paid tribute to the children.
The graves of 215 Aboriginal children have been found on the premises of a decades-old boarding school in Canada. It also has the remains of dead bodies of three-year-old innocent children. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed grief over this. He said that ‘it broke my heart. This is one of the shameful memories of our history. Thinking of all those affected by this news. We are with you Will take concrete action on this issue.
The children, whose bodies have been found, were all students of Camloops Indian Residential School, which was closed in 1978. It was one of the largest boarding schools in Canada, operating from 1890 to 1969. After this the Canadian government took over its operation from the Catholic Church. These bodies have been traced with the help of radar machine.
The picture is from 1931.
The Canadian government has apologized for this incident
The Canadian government had earlier apologized for the incident in 2008. The head of First Nation, Templus T. Kupemsee said that we are working on this issue with the Coroner’s Office. Communities whose children studied in this school are in contact with them. We will reach its result soon. The Chief of Community of Kamloops City, Rosanne Kasimiri, says that we are able to investigate this. We were aware of this. We have more questions than answers.
what is the whole matter
In the boarding schools here, children were separated from their families. It was a kind of cultural massacre. In this regard, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission had also given a report on the atrocities on children in the school institution five years ago. It was told in the report that 3200 children had died due to atrocities and negligence. In this, 51 deaths occurred between 1915 and 1963 in the Kamloops School.
This picture is of the year 1937 Camloops Indian Residential School located in British Columbia, Canada.
Reports had come to the fore of physical abuse, rape, malnutrition and other atrocities of 1.50 lakh children in such boarding schools. Such boarding schools operated the Ottawa Christian Church from the 1840s to the 1990s. The report revealed the death of 4100 children in boarding schools. It did not include figures for children found at Camloops School.