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215 pairs of shoes were arranged on the steps of the Kamloops courthouse as a gesture for the kids who died. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Remains of 215 children were found in unmarked graves
  • The school was located in western British Columbia, Canada
  • Out of the 150,000 students in a total of 139 schools, at least 4,100 died

.Ottawa, ON, Canada
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will be there to support indigenous communities and will discover the extent of this trauma. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The remains of 215 indigenous children were discovered at an old boarding school
  • "I am appalled by the shameful policy that stole indigenous children from their communities, said PM Justin Trudeau
  • In Ottawa, row upon row of children's shoes was left in front of parliament

.Brazil
In the meeting last week with Yanomami leaders, Bolsonaro said the army would defend the Yanomami people's rights.(Photo credit: Instagram/@jairmessiasbolsonaro)

  • Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro visited two indigenous reservations in the Amazon on thursday
  • Bolsonaro met with Yanomami leaders on Sunday and said, "If you do not want to mine, there will be no mining,"  in a video
  • The government is preparing a law to regulate mining on lands assigned to indigenous peoples

.Taiwan
Taiwan: Supreme Court looked at the constitutionality of the current hunting laws (Representational:/Unsplash)

  • Taiwan's Indigenous communities are allowed to hunt with several contingencies 
  • Hunting restrictions have been a bone of contention among the communities 
  • Court's hearing on Friday was sparked by Tama Talum's 2013 prosecution 

.Taipei, Taiwan
An Indigenous priest holding guns over a fire during a festival at a village in Chishang township in Taiwan's Taitung county. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Hundreds from his Bunun tribe taking part last week in an annual festival
  • The festival honours both hunters and wild game
  • A shadow hung over this year's festivities because of a landmark court ruling on Friday