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Residential school monument unveiled in Cape Breton

An aboriginal community in Cape Breton paid tribute to survivors of residential schools on Saturday.

Residential school survivors honoured

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The monument bears the names of the 44 people who went to residential school in Cape Breton. 1:44

An aboriginal community in Cape Breton paid tribute to survivors of residential schools on Saturday.

More than 100 people gathered for what was both a somber and celebratory event.

The CBC's Norma Jean MacPhee has the story.

Corrections

  • In the video we initially identified one of the school survivors as Rose Parsons. In fact, her name is Rose Prosper.
    Sep 13, 2013 2:44 AM AT

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