Canada: Indigenous community finds 93 potential unmarked graves
Williams Lake First Nation unveils findings of preliminary search at former ‘residential school’ known for abuse.
Canada – An Indigenous community in Canada’s western province of British Columbia has found dozens of potential unmarked graves on the grounds of a former residential school, the latest such discovery over the past year.
Williams Lake First Nation announced on Monday that preliminary results of the first phase of a geophysical search at St Joseph Mission Residential School uncovered 93 “reflections” – believed to be unmarked gravesites.
“Ninety-three is our number,” Chief Willie Sellars told reporters.