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    12 days ago - By CG Compass

    Staff and students of Gordon's Indian Residential School on the front steps of the school building in October 1953.
    Nestled in the rolling aspen parklands of the Touchwood Hills, George Gordon First Nation is about 10 kilometres south of Punnichy, Sask., in Treaty 4 territory. The community was originally founded by Chief Ka-nēwo-kwaskwatēw and our late great-great-grandfather, Askenootow - who in the 1850s worked for the Anglican Church Mission Society as a lay reader, catechist and school teacher. Pratt built the first day school there in the early 1870s; it was later incorporated into...
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