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May 11th, 2022

U.S. Department of the Interior Releases Historic Report on Federal Indian Boarding Schools

Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) released the Federal Boarding School Initiative Report, which outlines its findings on the number of federal boarding school facilities that operated from 1819 onward, and the number of burial sites at these facilities.

A key highlight from the report was DOI Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland’s call for the reorientation of federal policy to support language and cultural revitalization in tribal communities to counteract nearly two centuries worth of policies aimed at the destruction of both.

The full report can be found HERE

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