Father Joseph Hugonard

FSIN calling for statue of Lebret residential school founder to be removed

Jun 13, 2021 | 3:00pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and the Star Blanket Cree Nation are calling on Regina’s Archbishop Donald Bolen to remove the statue of Father Joseph Hugonard, a Roman Catholic priest who founded the Lebret Indian Industrial Residential School. “The statue must go. It is not appealing. It brings out emotions of pain, suffering, and […]