Newly formed council will guide Indigenous-led searches of former residential schools, province says – CBC

Mar 23, 2022

All levels of government and Indigenous organizations collaborate on council

A new council co-chaired by the Manitoba government and the Southern Chiefs Organization will provide advice and guidance on supporting searches for the bodies of children who died while attending residential schools, the province announced Wednesday.

The council will include representatives from all levels of government, Indigenous governments and community groups, the news release said.

Council members include the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada.

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