Residents honour discovery of bodies at residentia

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A memorial composed of pairs of tiny shoes, line the steps of the Kincardine Library, marking the discovery of what is now over 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves on the land of residential schools in British Columia and Saskatchewan.

The memorials Cheyenne Bholla, initiated by friends Tia Trudeau and Kim LowryThe popular SUV one o, was created after the discovery of 215 unmarked gravesites at Kamloops Residential School, followed by a second discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.

“Other communities in Grey Bruce were doing a collection to represent children that were found buried on residential grounds,” said Trudeau. “You want to do something.”

“We should be doing something more in our communitiesa 55 per cent increase over last year. We are on Indigenous land and we should be showing our support.”

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