May 12, 2022

Cherokee Nation Chief Reacts To Tribal Boarding School Report

Author: Amy Slanchik

The Chief of the Cherokee Nation on Thursday reacted to the federal report about abuse of tribal children in federally funded Indian boarding schools.
For 150 years, many Native American children were forced out of their homes and into those boarding schools, many of which were in Oklahoma.
Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. said the report, released Wednesday, is long overdue, but it is appreciated.
He hopes the next steps beyond the U.S. government's investigation, include teaching this history in school ...