Marieval (SK)

Dates of Operation
December 19, 1898 - June 30, 1997
Description
The Cowessess residential school was constructed in 1899 on the Marieval Reserve in what is now Saskatchewan by Roman Catholic missionaries. It was in the Qu’Appelle Valley south of Crooked Lake. The federal government began funding the school in 1901. It took over administration of the school in 1969. In 1987 the school was turned over the Cowessess First Nation. It closed in 1997. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation)
Denomination
Catholic Church

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Alternate Name(s)
Cowesess
Cowesess Boarding School
Cowessess Indian Residential School
Marieval Community Education Centre
Marieval Student Residence
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