Global National: June 1, 2021 | Indigenous use of ground-penetrating radar to find missing graves

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    The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation is taking time to heal and grieve the deaths of 215 children whose remains were found in unmarked burial sites at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Neethu Garcha reports on what this means in the search for answers over the horrific discovery.

    In Saskatchewan, the Cowessess First Nation is using the same ground-penetrating radar technology that uncovered the remains of 215 children in unmarked burial sites at a former B.C. residential school. Ross Lord explains the method, as Indigenous communities seek the gruesome truth of what happened to students who went missing from the country’s 139 residential schools.

    As Canada grapples with the horrific discovery of 215 children at suspected burial sites of a former B.C. residential school, there are calls for the country to do more to address its racist roots. Eric Sorensen explains which historical figures are of major concern.

    The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) says mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are safe to use as a second dose option for Canadians who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as their first. Abigail Bimman reports on what this means for the rollout.

    One hundred years ago, the Tulsa race massacre unfolded, as a white mob burned one of the wealthiest Black communities to the ground, killing hundreds. Jackson Proskow explains why you probably haven’t heard of the atrocity, and why survivors and historians are determined to tell the story of Tulsa.

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