a large school building from the article Two boys drowned at Shingwauk residential school. Who were they?
More than a century ago, two residential-school students died near the institution in Sault Ste. Marie. Now researchers and survivors are trying to discover their identities.
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a man stands next to a portrait from the article ‘A great land defender and defender of the people’: Remembering Chief Gary Potts
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