Witness to murder at Indian Residential School





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Published on Nov 16, 2008

Irene Favel describes in a CBC interview (July 8, 2008) how she witnessed the murder of a baby by staff at the Muskowekwan Indian Residential School, run by the Roman Catholic Church in Lestock, Saskatchewan.

This segment of the interview is no longer available on the CBC archives.

(Sorry about the shoddy visual quality and the camera moving away from the screen. I'm uploading it anyway because of the importance of what this woman describes: deliberate murder at a residential school, something that has never gone to any court in Canada and yet something that has been recounted by hundreds of survivors. The lawyers won't go there as it implicates the Crown, whom they are sworn to defend above all...)

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