News & Updates
A collection of news and internal articles shared regarding the latest updates in discovery, truth, and reconciliation surrounding residential schools.
For boys who died at North America’s first residential school, reburial offers peace to the living and dead
When Tamara St. John saw a boy’s teeth and skull being exhumed from his 142-year-old grave at a cemetery in Carlisle, Penn., she cried. The South Dakota state legislator from the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate tribe had stood in the pouring rain for almost 12 hours, watching over the painstaking process that would bring home her “boys” – Amos LaFromboise and Edward Upright…