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Regina Indian Industrial School cemetery now belongs to commemorative association – 620

June 25, 2019

The RCMP has officially transferred the land of the Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery to the commemorative association.

The land has been declared a provincial heritage site back in 2017, and is the final resting place for at least 35 first nations or metis kids that died at the school before it closed in 1910.

Commissioner Brenda Lucki said while the RCMP is giving up land, it’s the right thing to do.

“To put some recognition to this historical event, and you know, I say we need to learn from the past so we can move forward in a positive direction for the future, and this is what this ceremony was about.”

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