See what local First Nation leaders say about discovery of unmarked graves in Saskatchewan
'It is hurtful to see more children found,' says UWindsor Master of Law student
WARNING: This story contains distressing details.
Local First Nations are adding their voices to the latest discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves in the cemetery of a former residential school in Saskatchewan.
The Cowessess First Nation announced a preliminary finding of 751 unmarked graves this week at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School.
Children from First Nations in southeast Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba were sent to the school.
Charles Sampson, Chief of Walpole Island First Nation
Stephanie Pangowish, University of Windsor student from Six Nations
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