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Buried Apologies and a Path Forward Jul 07, 2023

Disinterment and repatriation is important work, but it’s only just begun, and it’s not the only work that needs to be done to...

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Barriers to a Better Education Jul 06, 2023

By the 1960s and early 1970s, activist movements across the country had begun to call for better national policies to support minority groups and...

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The Pendulum Swings Wildly Jul 03, 2023

“No more interventions. You’re on your own!” Today, we are exploring an explosive pendulum swing in the mindset of the...

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Beyond the Mainland Jul 02, 2023

What were the Native boarding school systems like in Canada, and in our 49th and 50th states, Alaska and Hawaii? The US wasn’t the only...

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Less Education, More Forced Labor Jun 28, 2023

What is the Meriam Report, and what role did it play in ending a corrupt program? In 1880, Richard Pratt opened the Carlisle...

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Death in the Schools Jun 27, 2023

In 1908, an anthropologist traveled to the Western states to examine an outbreak of tuberculosis and found that 20 percent–or one in every...

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Shaved Heads and Stolen Lands Jun 27, 2023

Richard Pratt’s boarding schools for Native American children didn’t just materialize out of thin air. The idea that it was the job of...

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Taken By Force Jun 24, 2023

Imagine being cut off from your home, family, and culture… and forced to assimilate. As the idea that the best way to handle the...

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Pratt's Devastating Experiment Jun 19, 2023

Welcome to our new series, Taken: Native Boarding Schools in America where we dive into the complex history of the United States Government's...

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