Institutions stand alongside Williams Lake First Nation after residential school graves news

As people across Canada mourn with Williams Lake First Nation after the announcement of possible unmarked gravesites of children at the former St Joseph’s Mission residential school site, several postsecondary institutions and schools have made announcements to publicly stand alongside the nation. Brock University’s Aboriginal Student services team is offering students a space to meet with elders to mourn. Fleming College has asked community members to wear orange to recognize the unmarked graves. The University of Saskatchewan held a virtual gathering and asked participants to wear orange shirts to show solidarity. Selkirk College has encouraged community members to continue to learn about the past to further reconciliation. Thompson River University shared links to emotional, mental, and spiritual health supports and resources and urged the community to remember the children and stand in support of the First Nation. Selkirk| NationTalk (USask)| Brock| Fleming| Castanet Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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