Work with Penelakut Tribe

UBC has been assisting Penelakut Tribe in its search for children missing from the Kuper Island Industrial School since 2014.

This work has been led by Andrew Martindale and includes Eric Simons and Alison Wylie. On August 2, 2021, Penelakut hosted the Spune'luxutth' Sulxwe'en Memorial Walk in memory of lost children at Kuper Island Industrial School and all other residential school institutions across Canada, at which this work was noted.

For more information about the Penelakut community's work in the search for missing children and in addressing the legacy of this institution and other forms of colonial violence, please:


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