For Immediate Release: List of Mass Graves at Residential Schools to be Issued this Thursday at Vancouver press conference

For Immediate Release:

List of Mass Graves at Residential Schools to be Issued this Thursday, April 10

Monday, April 7, 2008 – 12:30 pm, PST

Vancouver:

A comprehensive list of mass graves of children at dozens of former Indian Residential Schools across Canada will be released to the media and the public this Thursday, April 10 at 12 noon at a special ceremony at the Indian Affairs office at 1138 Melville street in downtown Vancouver.

At the same event, an independent, non-governmental inquiry into crimes in Indian residential schools will be formally launched by aboriginal elders, including Squamish Hereditary Chief Kiapilano and Chief Red Jacket.

The event is sponsored by The Friends and Relatives of the Disappeared (FRD).

For more information:

FRD spokesperson Rev. Kevin Annett

pager: 1-888-265-1007

www.hiddenfromhistory.org

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