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4 Nelson House residents sue Ottawa over alleged sex assaults by Catholic-school principal – CBC
by pmnationtalk onApril 12, 201864 Views
WARNING: This story contains graphic details of alleged sexual assaults of children in the 1950s and 1960s
April 12, 2018
Four members of a Manitoba First Nation say the federal government failed to keep them safe from a now deceased Catholic school principal they allege sexually assaulted them at a small school in the 1950s and 1960s.
The two men and two women from Nelson House First Nation — all now in their late 50s to early 70s — are suing the attorney general of Canada for allegedly neglecting to keep them safe from former Nelson House Roman Catholic Day School teacher and supervisor Roland Lauze.
The federally operated school, which was open from 1928 to 1974, was owned by the Department of Indian Affairs. It was located on land near Nelson House, about 660 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, which was owned by the Archdiocese of St. Boniface until 1967.