Norway House Indian Residential School
Norway House Indian Residential School

Norway House (MB)

Dates of Operation
1899 -1967
Description
The Methodist Missionary Society of Canada began operating this northern Manitoba school in 1899. The building burned down in 1913 and a replacement school was opened in the following year. The new building burned down in 1946 and was replaced in 1954. In one tragic incident, in the winter of 1907, a young boy was badly frozen and lost several toes whenin alarm over physical disciplinehe ran away from the school. The residence was converted to a day school in 1967 when the property was transferred to the provincial government. (National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation)
Denomination
Methodist Church, United Church of Canada

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Alternate Name(s)
Norway House Boarding School
Norway House United Church
Norway House United Church Indian Residential School
Rossville
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