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Report on the 215 burial sites at Kamloops residential school coming next week

A presentation will be livestreamed on Vimeo and Facebook.
First Nation band Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc announced Thursday that the remains of 215 children were found buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc will present to the public a report on the unmarked graves found at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School next week.

In May, Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation announced that using ground-penetrating radar, they had found the remains of 215 children buried near the former residential school.

The tragic discovery has garnered international attention and led to others across Canada seeking out, and finding, the remains of children at other former residential school sites.

In a press release Friday, Tk’emlups te Secwépemc announced they would be holding a virtual and in-person press conference on the morning of Thursday July 15, to share their full findings from their use of ground-penetrating radar at the Kamloops site.

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Chief Casimir will speak at the presentation, along with a ground-penetrating radar specialist and survivors from the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

The presentation will be livestreamed on Vimeo and Facebook.