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What We Know About the Residential School Deaths in Canada

A mass grave of 215 children has been discovered at a former residential school in British Columbia, Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says this is not an isolated incident, and Indigenous leaders are calling for an examination of every residential school site. What was the residential school system, and how does this discovery connect to the cultural genocide of Indigenous people and the ongoing racism they face? WARNING: References to residential schools and violence against children.

What We Know About the Residential School Deaths in Canada

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