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‘Symbols of trauma’: BC First Nation calls on Ottawa to remove day-school buildings – Kelowna Now

Jun 9, 2021

The chief and council of a First Nation in British Columbia are calling on the federal government to remove three former day school structures they say are symbols of trauma and pain.

The chief and council of a First Nation in British Columbia are calling on the federal government to remove three former day school structures they say are symbols of trauma and pain.

In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Okanagan Indian Band says it would like to see the former day schools for Indigenous children replaced with places of healing.

One of the sites is still used for students, while the second houses the band office and the third is a congregation centre for elders.

Read More: https://www.kelownanow.com/watercooler/news/news/Provincial/Symbols_of_trauma_BC_First_Nation_calls_on_Ottawa_to_remove_day_school_buildings/

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