STATEMENT: More Unsettling Discoveries of Mass Graves

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June 28th, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – Following the discovery of more mass graves in residential schools:

As more unmarked graves of children and individuals are being uncovered at former residential schools, we at OCH mourn the loss of these young lives and stand in support of Indigenous and First Nations communities. These findings are disturbing and deeply affecting the whole Nation. It is also ok to want to seek professional support if required. For those wanting to better understand, acknowledge and celebrate Indigenous culture, its peoples and history, read more here Indigenous history – Canada.ca
You can also explore Indigenous history in this free online course provided by University of Alberta, available for free on Coursera here.

 

– Stéphane Giguère, CEO, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation

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