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PHOTOS: Stoney Nation memorialize 215 children found at former Kamloops Residential School

Members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation recognized the 215 children found in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Residential School by tying 215 teddy bears to a fence along the Trans-Canada Highway.

MORLEY – Members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation recognized the 215 children found in an unmarked grave at the former Kamloops Residential School by tying 215 teddy bears to a fence along the Trans-Canada Highway.

There were also symbols placed near the McDougall Church and a sign on a bridge overlooking the Trans-Canada Highway to help memorialize and recognize the children.

A gathering of more than 30 supporters also performed a smudging ceremony Friday morning in memory of the 215 children.


Evan Buhler

About the Author: Evan Buhler

Evan Buhler is an award-winning photojournalist and reporter who joined the Outlook in 2019. A native of Calgary, he previously worked in Salmon Arm, B.C.
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