Latest First Nations discovery reveals 182 unmarked graves at Canada school

Lower Kootenay Band finds human remains at former residential school in British Columbia – the third such discovery in weeks

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A First Nations community in western Canada has discovered the remains of nearly 200 people on the grounds of a former residential school, adding to the growing tally of unmarked graves across the country.

The Lower Kootenay Band said on Wednesday that ground-penetrating radar had revealed 182 human remains at St Eugene’s Mission residential school, near the city of Cranbrook, British Columbia. Some of the remains were buried in shallow graves only three and four feet deep.

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