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Residential school memorial pole will make stops on Vancouver Island before installation in Vancouver

Windspeaker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A blackened column carved with children’s faces, representing lives lost at Indian residential schools, has been created by acclaimed Kwakwuitl carver Stanley Hunt.

The pole will soon travel through Vancouver Island, beginning June 16, making its way to the installation place in Vancouver on Indigenous People’s Day, June 21.

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