Canada marks first national holiday for indigenous reconciliation

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By Steve Scherer OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Thursday held its the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honor the lost children and survivors of indigenous schools, following the gruesome discovery of more than 1,000 unmarked graves https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/unmarked-graves-found-canadian-former-residential-school-sites-2021-07-06 at two former schools earlier this year. The so-called residential school https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/no-chance-be-children-life-canadas-residential-schools-2021-06-10 system, which operated between 1831 and 1996, removed about …

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