May 12, 2022

Burial sites found at 53 Native American boarding schools, US government says

A US government investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools has found "marked or unmarked burial sites" at 53 of them, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has said.
Ms Haaland, the first Native American cabinet member, announced the investigation last year.
In releasing preliminary findings during a press conference in Washington, she spoke through tears and in a choked-up voice.
"The federal policies that attempted to wipe out Native identity, language and culture continu...