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Thousands of children from Canadian schools for indigenous communities may be buried in unmarked graves, officials say

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The first forensic evidence that unmarked graves in their hundreds were located at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School was a juvenile rib bone and tooth found beneath the apple orchard. But survivors of t...

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers on how Graves’ disease ‘made me who I am’

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Gail Devers' first Olympic gold medal could hardly have come in more dramatic circumstances, dipping for the line in a blanket finish thought to be the closest ever 100m final. While her time of 10.82 seconds was l...

182 human remains discovered in unmarked graves near former residential school

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A search has revealed 182 human remains in unmarked graves at the site of another residential school in British Columbia. The Lower Kootenay Band, a member band of the Ktunaxa Nation, has announced that remains were...

Pushback against Canada Day celebrations grows after the discoveries of unmarked graves

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Canada Day is typically a time of national pride, patriotism and parades. This year, though, many First Nations communities are calling for a halt to celebrations of the holiday, with some planning a more somber ob...

Canada’s reckoning after the discovery of mass graves at former schools

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This story was excerpted from the June 29 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. In the words of Chief Bobby Came...

Hundreds of unmarked graves discovered at a former residential school in Canada, officials say

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Hundreds of unmarked graves were discovered at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Canada, the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations said Wednesday. The Cowessess First Nation in Saska...

Medieval Europeans regularly reopened graves — and not to rob them

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Early Medieval graves in Europe were reopened as part of widespread burial traditions -- not only by grave robbers, as experts previously thought. Hundreds of graves dating from the fifth century to the seventh cent...

A total of 27 graves have been found so far at 1921 Tulsa massacre search site

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There are now 27 graves that have been uncovered at an excavation site for the remains of those killed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at Oaklawn Cemetery. That is 15 new burials since the 12 that were uncovered in ...

Denmark to dig up thousands of dead mink after carcasses emerge from mass graves

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Denmark plans to dig up thousands of dead mink culled to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, after the animals started to rise out of their mass graves. Hundreds of dead mink emerged from their burial sites, acco...

Remains of 59 bodies found in clandestine graves in Mexico

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Mexico City, MexicoThe remains of 59 bodies have been discovered in clandestine graves in a region of central Mexico that has suffered some of the highest levels of drug violence in recent years, national authorities...

Indonesians caught without a mask forced to dig graves for Covid-19 victims

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Jakarta, Indonesia Villagers who refuse to wear masks are being forced to dig graves for victims of Covid-19 by local authorities in one part of rural Indonesia, in the hopes that a little bit of manual labor and emp...

Rep. Tom Graves to step down in October

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Rep. Tom Graves, a Republican representing Georgia's 14th Congressional District, announced Friday afternoon that he is planning to step down from Congress in October. "With the House planning to wrap up the People...