The remains of 215 Aboriginal children have been found in the premises of a closed boarding school in Canada. Some of them are up to three years old Being told. On Friday (May 28, 2021), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave information in this regard and described it as heartwarming.
The Tk’emlups te Secwepemc tribe said the children’s remains have been recovered at the Kamloops Indian Residential School (KIRS), closed since 1978 in British Columbia. With the help of radar experts Removed from the ground. The head of the community, Rosne Kasimir, issued a statement saying, “We had information about the community that we were able to verify.” He told that at this time we have more questions than answers.
The news that remains were found at the former Kamloops residential school breaks my heart – it is a painful reminder of that dark and shameful chapter of our country’s history. I am thinking about everyone affected by this distressing news. We are here for you. https://t.co/ZUfDRyAfET
– Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 28, 2021
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted in this regard, saying, “The news received from Kamloops Indian Residential School is heart-wrenching.” It is a painful reminder of that dark and shameful chapter of our country’s history. I am thinking of all the people affected by this sad news. We are here for you. “
According to information KIRS was one of the largest boarding schools in the Canadian residential school system overseen by Christian churches and the Canadian government. The information about this school tells that in the name of civilizing tribal children here, the lesson of Christianity was taught and their language and culture were destroyed.
The report says that in 1883 to 1998, 1.5 lakh tribal children were separated from their families and shifted to these schools. After this cultural massacre took place in these schools. All these revelations occur in a 2015 report by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
It is also said in the report that children had to go through physical abuse, rape, malnutrition and other atrocities here. The report says that 4100 children died during their stay in this residential school. But the record of these 215 children buried in Canada’s largest residential school is not included in this list.
Let me tell you that earlier in 2008 the Canadian government apologized for this residential school system. In this regard, Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc Nation said that it is associated with people whose children went to school in this. On the investigation, they feel that preliminary findings are expected by mid-June.