Knowledge event held to share lessons learned in search for unmarked graves at residential schools

 By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dr. Kisha Supernant says there’s an important balancing act that must be met when it comes to engaging with survivors of Indian residential schools. She took time out from presenting March 6 at the National Knowledge Sharing Event on Residential Schools Missing Children and Unmarked Graves held in Regina to speak with “The question of the survivors is a really central one?(and) we recognize the importance of this work being survivor-centred and survivor-led,” said Supernant, a member of the National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Missing Children and Unmarked Graves in relation to Indian residential schools. Eugene Arcand is one of those survivors. He spent nine years at St. Michael residential school in Duck Lake and two years at St. Paul’s in Lebret,…

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