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Kuper Island
Kuper Island

An 8-part series that tells the stories of four students: three who survived and one who didn’t. They attended one of Canada’s... more

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Bonus: How to celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day all summer long

Today we have a special bonus episode for you from our sibling show Unreserved, a fearless space for Indigenous voices.... more

21 Jun 2024 · 52 minutes
E8: Every Child Matters

The team tracks down the last person to ever see Richard Thomas alive at Kuper Island Residential School. Donnie Sampson... more

05 Jul 2022 · 52 minutes
E7: Hurt People Hurt People

The children who attended Kuper Island Residential School faced a terrible aftermath trying to process what happened. The abuse they... more

28 Jun 2022 · 45 minutes
E6: It Didn't Feel Like Justice

We explore what really happened during a 1990s RCMP task force investigation triggered by the high number of allegations of... more

21 Jun 2022 · 36 minutes
E5: Feeding the Dead

An archaeologist uses the stories of survivors and a ground-penetrating radar machine to pinpoint where children who died at the... more

14 Jun 2022 · 36 minutes
E4: What happened to Richard?

Richard Thomas was smart, kind and well-loved. He was having no problems in school and he wanted to go further... more

07 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
E3: Sink or Swim

Survivor Belvie Brebber tells us about her five years at Kuper Island Residential School, a time filled with fear, cruelty... more

31 May 2022 · 35 minutes
E2: Nights on the Boys’ Side

What was it like to be a student at one of the most notorious residential schools in Canada? Survivors... more

24 May 2022 · 39 minutes
E1: A School They Called Alcatraz

Duncan McCue travels to Penelakut, an island off the coast of B.C., and the site of the Kuper Island Residential... more

17 May 2022 · 31 minutes
Introducing: Kuper Island

Long after the Kuper Island Residential School was torn down, the survivors are still haunted by what happened there. Investigative... more

09 May 2022 · 2 minutes
Kuper Island
Bonus: How to celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day all summer long
Kuper Island