Here are some statements and information from Canadian religious congregations following the macabre discovery of 215 unmarked graves in Kamloops on May 28, 2021 and subsequent discoveries at former residential school sites.. We invite religious congregations to share their statements with us so we can list them on this webpage.
- May 28, 2021 : KAMLOOPS, 215 unmarked graves discovered
- May 30, 2021: Statement from the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate regarding news from the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Nation (Kamloops Indian Band) of the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
- June 1, 2021: Jesuits of Canada Statement following the recent discovery at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation
- June 2, 2021: Declaration of solidarity by the Congrégation de Notre-Dame with the First Nations people
- June 4, 2021: Indian Residential Schools and the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Q & A
- June 9, 2021: Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul Statement on the discovery of indigenous children gravesite in Kamloops
- June 22, 2021: Missionary Oblate Sisters Statement about the Residential School System
- June 23, 2021: Royal BC Museum and Sisters of St. Ann reach new agreement to facilitate the sharing of SSA records with Indigenous communities
- June 23, 2021: The Sisters of Saint Ann and our involvement with the Kamloops Indian Residential School
- June 24, 2021 : MARIEVAL, 751 unmarked graves discovered
- June 24, 2021: Joint Statement of Commitment of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI Lacombe Canada and Notre‐Dame‐du‐Cap) on Documentation Transparency Regarding Residential Schools
- June 24, 2021: Statement from the Sisters of Charity of Halifax
- June 25, 2021 : Unmarked graves discovery in Marieval, Saskatchewan, Sisters of Saint-Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe Statement
- June 29, 2021: On Reconciliation Between the Jesuits of Canada and Indigenous Peoples – Frequently Asked Questions
- June 30, 2021 : CRANBROOK, 182 unmarked graves discovered
- July 6, 2021: Statement from the Sisters of Charity of Halifax
- July 12, 2021 : PENELAKUT ISLAND, 160 unmarked graves discovered
- August 11, 2021 : Jesuit Conference Issues Statement on Boarding Schools for Indigenous Students
Creation: June 18, 2021.
Last update: August 11, 2021.