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Remains of 215 Indigenous children found at Canada school site

An Indigenous Canadian group announced plans Saturday to identify the remains of 215 children, some as young as three, found buried at the site of a former residential school, per CBC News.

The big picture: The Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation children were victims of a nationwide policy of the 19th and 20th Centuries that saw Indigenous children forcibly removed from families to attend state-funded Christian schools in order to "assimilate" them into white Canadian society.

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