tag: residential schools

Orange Shirt Day
People ask why the residential-boarding school survivors, their respective families and supporters wear orange.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The sordid history of the U.S. effort to bring Native children into boarding schools is, quite frankly, staggering.
Wawanosh School for Girls Memorial
All our generations exist in us and one day our ancestors will carry us home.
Joe Commanda
Almost 2,000 Native children have been found on the grounds of former residential schools and thousands more have yet to be located.
Woodland Cultural Centre / Mohawk Institute Residential School
The Akwesasne community demonstrated in the most powerful way its desire to address the terrible effects residential schools have had on the people.
Kamloops Residential School Memorial
The revelation that more unmarked graves were found at a Canadian residential school adds additional injury for Indigenous people.
Land Back in Rapid City, South Dakota
Grassroots treaty rights events on Independence Day featured a peaceful but spectacular civil disobedience action.
Kamloops Residential School Memorial
Religious-based boarding schools are an enduring symbol of forced assimilation of Native children in the United States and Canada.
A ground radar survey of the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery was used to gather more information about the tribal youth who died while attending the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania. Photo: Army National Military Cemeteries
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, a comprehensive review of the troubled legacy of federal boarding school policies.
Holy Rosary Mission
I learned that it was not good to be an “Indian.” We were supposed to forget our language and culture.
Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.