Shingwauk (ON)

Dates of Operation
1878 -1970
Description
The Shingwauk school opened in 1873 in Garden River, ON, burning down within days of opening. It was replaced two years later with a school built near Sault Ste. Marie. In 1931 the school was condemned. A new school opened in 1935, at which time the school merged with the Wawanosh girls’ school. In the 1950s Shingwauk students began attending local day schools. In 1969 the federal government took over the administration of the school, closing it the following year. The former school is home to Algoma University College and the Shingwauk Project Residential School Archive and Research Centre. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation)
Denomination
Anglican Church of Canada

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Alternate Name(s)
RĂ©sidence Wawanosh
Shingwauk Anglican Indian Residential School
Shingwauk Hall
Shingwauk Hall Residential School
Shingwauk Hall Student Residence
Shingwauk Home
Shingwauk Hostel
Shingwauk House
Shingwauk Indian Residential School
Shingwauk Industrial Residential School
Shingwauk School
Shingwauk Student Residence
Wawanosh
Wawanosh Home for Indian Girls
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