Three Manitoba Chiefs want heritage status for campground

 By Miranda Leybourne  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Three Manitoba chiefs are calling on the provincial government to grant Turtle Crossing Campground, the site of the former Brandon Indian Residential School, protection under the Heritage Resources Act, which will allow a team to search the site for unmarked graves. No real progress has been made in allowing a team of professionals to access the campground, located just west of Brandon, to search for the graves of children who were forced to attend the Brandon Indian Residential School, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Chief Jennifer Bone told the Sun. “We haven’t had any access at all this year,” Bone said. Things came to a head last year during a memorial walk to the former Brandon residential school held on Sept. 30 after Sioux…

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