The establishments held kids taken from households throughout the nation. From the nineteenth century till the Nineteen Seventies, greater than 150,000 First Nations kids had been required to attend state-funded Christian colleges as a part of a program to assimilate them into Canadian society. They had been pressured to transform to Christianity and never allowed to talk their Native languages. Many had been overwhelmed and verbally abused, and as much as 6,000 are stated to have died.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/canadian-catholic-bishops-apologize-for-residential-schools/2021/09/24/7f5736c0-1d86-11ec-bea8-308ea134594f_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_world | Canadian Catholic bishops apologize for residential colleges