Search suggests 88 potential graves at residential school in northern Alberta 

By Ritika Dubey THE CANADIAN PRESS Sucker Creek First Nation Chief Roderick Willier remembers never feeling safe during the decade he spent at a residential school in northern Alberta. “I always had to stay on high alert when I was there,” Willier said, as he recalled his time between the age of seven and 17 at St. Bruno’s Indian Residential School in Joussard, Alta., about 335 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. “I was always told, ‘Oh, you got to be careful of them (at residential school).”’ University of Alberta researchers recently found evidence of 88 potential unmarked graves near the former school. Dr. Kisha Supernant, who led the search, said the project focused on the areas pointed out by residential school survivors and elders of the community. Supernant’s team surveyed 4,500…

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