tag: boarding schools
Reconciliation Rising: Nancy Carlson (May 4, 2021)Since 1990, Nancy Carlson and other non-Native residents in a small Nebraska community have hosted annual reunions for survivors of the Genoa Indian School.
Tim Giago: A wacipi that hid many secrets (May 3, 2021)Every Lakota knows where we have been and now we are struggling to find out where we are going.
Horse ride honors life of Native educator Dorothy Kiyukan (March 31, 2021)Dorothy “Scootie” Kiyukan Ziegler, who passed away in January 2021, was passionate about Native youth, culture and horses.
Tim Giago: Racist law harms survivors of Indian boarding schools (March 8, 2021)I am a survivor of the Holy Rosary Indian Mission Boarding School. I do not want to be honored.
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school era still lives on for many (January 18, 2021)About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
Native Sun News Today: City changes name of ‘Soo’ road (December 22, 2020)A road that was once associated with the Rapid City Indian Boarding School has been renamed.
‘I am honored and ready to serve’: Deb Haaland and the Joe Biden administration (December 19, 2020)Acknowledging the homelands of the Lenape people, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) introduced herself as a Pueblo woman, a single mother and an advocate for public lands as a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s climate and energy team.
Lakota leader Tom Poor Bear dies after battle with COVID-19 (December 17, 2020)From advancing treaty rights to fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline, Tom Poor Bear dedicated his life to the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Tim Giago: Singing the old Holy Rosary Mission fight song (November 30, 2020)As often happens with boys from the Indian boarding schools, we shared a lot of memories, good and bad.
Native Sun News Today: Boarding school resolution finally passes (November 24, 2020)A resolution paves the way to address lands illegally taken from an Indian boarding school in South Dakota.
Native Sun News Today: Support shown for Indian boarding school land swap (November 11, 2020)Residents are voicing support for a resolution that would address lands that were illegally taken from a former Indian boarding school.
Native Sun News Today: Discussion continues on Indian boarding school lands (November 6, 2020)Efforts continue to address the status of lands at the former Rapid City Indian School that were illegally transferred.
The Conversation: Indian day school survivors are seeking truth and justice (October 28, 2020)In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Native Sun News Today: Memorial honors lives lost at Indian boarding school (October 20, 2020)Plans for a memorial which will honor the students of the Rapid City Indian Boarding School were unveiled during the annual Native American Day walk.
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