Canada residential schools: BC artist to carve monument for lost children in Kamloops

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As pain remains fresh for the more than 200 unmarked graves found at the former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.

Now there are plans to carve a permanent monument, to honour the memory of the lost Indigenous children there.

Secwépemc artist D’Arcy Basil has been tasked with creating the touching tribute, which will involve transforming an 1,100 kilogram jade boulder that will stand the test of time.

Julia Foy spoke to him about the vision that’s inspiring him to work on it.

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