Shocking reports of boarding schools where 6,000 Indigenous children died in Canada

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The Kamloops school in 1937: the place had the capacity to accommodate up to 500 children

From 1863 to 1998, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were separated from their families and taken to residential schools in Canada.

These schools administered by the government and managed for the most part by the Catholic Church were part of the policy of cultural assimilation of indigenous children.

The miners could not speak their language or practice the culture of their people. Many were mistreated and suffered abuse.

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