The reprehensible issue of what many deem “mass murder” of indigenous children in Canada’s Catholic school system has been in global headlines in recent weeks. But this should have been in the headlines decades ago.
Thenearly 1,000bodies of indigenous children in mass graves were recently found by ground-penetrating radar, said the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous First Nations (FSIN) and the Cowessess First Nation.
A reported 150,000 indigenous children were abducted and imprisoned in theCatholic schools, where they were tortured with the intent of erasing their culture and language, as were alsosexuallyabused, hadneedlesdriven through their tongues for speaking their own language, were sterilized, among many other horrific practices.
After these findings made the news, people were rightly outraged. Catholic churches in British Columbia and Alberta have since been vandalized and set afire,includingchurches currently used…
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