Statement on the Death and Discovery of the 215 Children of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation at Kamloops Residential School

We grieve for the 215 children of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation whose lives were taken at the Kamloops Residential School. This horrifying news reflects the brutality of colonialism in Canada and the realities Indigenous communities are facing.⁠ ⁠

For survivors and those experiencing intergenerational effects, the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for survivors experiencing distress at 1-866-925-4419. ⁠ ⁠

Image courtesy of the National Association of Friendship Centres.