In sombre ceremony, Indigenous leaders honour the 2,800 children who died in residential schools
A sombre ceremony was held in Gatineau, Que., on Monday, to honour the children who died in residential schools. At least 4,200 Indigenous children are believed to have died, but only 2,800 have been identified to date.
Organizers carry the red ceremonial cloth bearing the 2,800 names of those who died in residential schools.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade