Saskatchewan residential school survivor recalls burying student, in wake of unmarked graves find

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    Saskatchewan’s Cowessess First Nation says 751 unmarked graves have been found at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School, which operated from from 1899 to 1997.

    The discovery was made using the same ground-penetrating radar technology that found 215 remains in a mass burial site at a former B.C. residential school in May.

    Ryan Kessler spoke to a survivor from the Marieval school, who remembers burying a young student.

    As Eric Sorensen explains, Canada had about 140 residential schools in its system, and while the latest discovery is horrific, Indigenous communities say it’s far from surprising.

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