May 12, 2022

Native American boarding schools in Kansas supported US land grab and forced cultural assimilation

Author: Jason Tidd

A dozen Native American boarding schools in Kansas supported the federal government's mission of forced cultural assimilation as part of a tribal land grab, a new report states.
The boarding schools, including one in Topeka, were identified as part of a federal investigation to provide an in-depth accounting and reckoning of the harm done by boarding schools.
The report delves into the federal government's support of boarding schools, which were frequently operated by religious organizations tha...