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Video shows Alberta child-services employee shout profanities at Indigenous advocate

June 11, 2021
Centre director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to The Globe and Mail about Alberta children's services employee video circulating online.

Musqueam chief wants to know about boy who went missing from St. Paul’s Indian Residential School


Centre researcher David McAtackney spoke to the Vancouver Sun about St. Paul's residential school in North Vancouver.

New paper on terminology in relation to Kamloops Indian Residential School discovery

June 10, 2021
The Centre's latest paper looks at international human rights and legal considerations in relation to terminology and the discovery of undocumented burials at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

Experts: Lack of care in residential schools further complicate identifying children found in unmarked graves

June 9, 2021
Dr. Tricia Logan, head of research and engagement at the Centre, spoke to CTV News about Survivor testimony and Kamloops Residential School.

National library apologizes for online content that excluded Indigenous people


Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to The Star about Library Archives Canada's website.

30-second bio: Tricia Logan

June 8, 2021
Dr. Tricia Logan, head of research and engagement at the Centre, was recently featured in UBC's 30-second bios. Learn more about her work.

Gruesome boarding school discovery forces Canada to reckon with its cultural genocide history


Centre Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to PRI's The World about Canada's duty to respond to recent events in Kamloops.

Why no one knows how many children died inside Canada’s residential schools

June 7, 2021
Dr. Tricia Logan, head of research and engagement at the Centre, spoke to PressProgress about the recent discovery at Kamloops.

Statement from the Honourable Murray Sinclair

June 4, 2021
The Hon. Murray Sinclair spoke about his experiences with Survivors and the findings at Kamloops Residential School.

Kamloops Residential School records


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