tag: boarding schools
Native America Calling: Revisiting the idea of reparations (September 3, 2021)Australia is paying out close to $379 million directly to Indigenous peoples who suffered from the government’s forced removal of children from families.
News21: Shawnee Tribe works to preserve language amid COVID-19 (August 18, 2021)The Shawnee language is in danger of becoming extinct, but COVID-19 and a switch to remote education open the door for revival.
NDN Collective: Native people subjected to ‘erasure’ in South Dakota (August 16, 2021)NDN Collective joins the South Dakota Education Equity Coalition’s call for public comment on the blatant erasure of Oceti Sakowin history in newly proposed social studies standards.
Harold Frazier: Native history ‘gutted’ in school curriculum (August 16, 2021)They have tried to exterminate or assimilate us and they have failed.
Arne Vainio: We all have an opportunity to redeem (August 12, 2021)All our generations exist in us and one day our ancestors will carry us home.
Aaron Payment: Investing in infrastructure in Indian Country (August 4, 2021)The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
Photos: Lakota children spend final morning away from homelands (July 19, 2021)The Indian community came together in Sioux City, Iowa, to welcome nine Lakota children who died at the Carlisle Indian boarding school.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation acquires boarding school site (June 30, 2021)The history of Native boarding schools in this country is complicated and includes many tragic abuses that must be investigated in depth.
Native America Calling: June in the news (June 29, 2021)Join Native America Calling for its monthly recap of the top news in Indian Country, including the announcement of the Indian boarding school investigation.
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.
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