Kisha Supernant, an archaeologist, wears a beaded pin created by a Métis artist in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2021. (Amber Bracken/The New York Times)

OTTAWA, Ontario — At 15, Kisha Supernant knew exactly what she wanted to do with the rest of her life: become an archaeologist and study ancient civilizations.

She achieved her teenage goal. But her latest work has put her at the center of discussions in modern-day Canada — not about the distant past — but about the more recent history of the country’s Indigenous populations.

Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times

Since the end of May, several Indigenous communities have announced that the use of ground-penetrating radar has identified well over 1,000 human remains, mostly of children, at

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution