Nakuset, director of the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal, announced on Twitter that a "commemorative drumming" will be held at Parc Jeanne-Mance at 7 p.m. in memory of the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found buried at a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C.\nThe Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced the discovery on Thursday.\n\nThe Indian Residential School Survivors Society Emergency Crisis Line is available across Canada 24/7. Those who may need support can call 1-866-925-4419.\n\nMontreal!! If you are outraged by the 215 Indigenous youth found at the Kamloops residential school, then join us! There will be a commemorative drumming tonight at 7 pm at Jeanne Mance park. We will meet at the statute and then near the trees. Bring your drums. Please share— Nakuset S (@NakusetS) May 31, 2021\n\n"We had a knowing in our community that we were able to verify. To our knowledge, these missing children are undocumented deaths," stated Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir in a news release.\nMontreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced Sunday that the city will lower its flags to "show [its] support for the community" following the discovery. She said the city council will also issue "a statement of support."\nAccording to Indigenous Foundations at the University of British Columbia, residential schools were "set up by the Canadian government and administered by churches" with the "objectives of indoctrinating" Indigenous children "into Euro-Canadian and Christian ways of living and assimilating them into mainstream white Canadian society."\n"The system forcibly separated children from their families for extended periods of time and forbade them to acknowledge their Indigenous heritage and culture or to speak their own languages."