Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016
Justice Murray Sinclair was chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
As of November 2014, the Commission had identified 2,040 students in its Named Register for the period from 1867 to 2000. When combined with the figures in the Unnamed Register, the total is 3,201 deaths.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the Indian residential school system released its final report Dec. 15.
Indian Affairs DM predicted in 1920 that in a century indigenous people would cease to exist as an identifiable cultural group in Canada because of residential schools.
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