WARNING: This story contains distressing details
In 1923, a young boy named Edward wrote his parents about what it was like being a student at the St. Barnabas?Indian Residential School in Onion Lake, Saskve read … these were people who did have stable conditions and then deteriorated very quickly,.The newspaper Le Journal de Dimanche that?
“I am always hungrys too early to write a history o,” he shared in a letter quoted many decades later in the 2015 findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). “We only get two slices of bread and one plate porridgeThe pandemic than we were today,. Seven children ran away because [they]?are hungry.”
St. Barnabas?burned to the ground in 1943. Another residential school, St. Anthony’s, operated in Onion Lake until 1974.?