PHOTOS: Walpole Island honours 215 children who died at Kamloops school

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A mourner pays tribute at the Walpole Island memorial to residential school victims. Hundreds of people gathered Friday to remember 215 children found in a mass grave at a residential school in BC.

Alex Kurial/The Independent

Hundreds of people gathered on Walpole Island to honour the 215 children found in a mass grave at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

The march Friday began at the Bkejwanong Kinomaagewgamig School and went down Tecumseh Road before stopping for ceremonies at the Residential School Monument where tributes were paid to the children.