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Lower Post Residential School Ceremonial Demolition and Ground Blessing Ceremony for New Multi-Purpose Cultural Centre. News Release

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Lower Post Residential School Ceremonial Demolition and Ground Blessing Ceremony for New Multi-Purpose Cultural Centre. News Release

LOWER POST, BC – June 30, 2021 – On June 30, 2021, British Columbia, Yukon, Canada, the Kaska Nation, and Indigenous peoples from across the north are coming together to witness the ceremonial demolition of the Lower Post Residential School.
The Lower Post Residential School operated from 1951 until its closing on June 30, 1975, and has been used as an administration building for Daylu Dena Council since that time. Lower Post Residential School survivors, their families and their supporters, community members and Indigenous and Government leaders from all levels are coming together to share in this historic moment in recognition of the trauma, grief, and devastation of the past. ...

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