Six Nations search of former Mohawk Institute Residential School will be launched as a police investigation

Survivors, police and elected officials attended the announcement that Six Nations searching for graves at former Mohawk Institute Residential School (Photo by Jim C. Powless)

 A search for graves will be launched at the former Mohawk Residential School and take the form of a police investigation. (Photo by Victoria Gray) By Victoria Gray Writer Six Nations Police and the Brantford Police Service will launch a criminal investigation into the deaths and whereabouts of children who died or went missing while attending the Mohawk Institute Residential School. Dawn Hill, a survivor who first attended the school at just five-years-old, asked the police to launch the investigation at a press conference in front of a community memorial for the children on the steps of the school on Mohawk Street in Brantford on July 21. She said students went missing and they were told those children ran away, but they were never seen again by students or their…

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