By Gabrielle Hays
Albuquerque city officials plan to use ground-penetrating radar as they research the history of a site where dozens of Native American boarding school students are believed to have been buried more than a century ago.
By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
The American Bar Association’s policymaking body is supporting the U.S. Interior Department as it works to uncover the troubled legacy of federal boarding schools.
Like Canada, America has a painful history of creating boarding schools to assimilate Native American children, leading to trauma, abuse and death. For more than 150 years, Indigenous children were taken from their families and forced into far away boarding…
In our news wrap Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially announced a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. President Biden pledged that thousands of Afghan interpreters for the U.S. military will be evacuated as the Afghanistan withdrawal…
The unprecedented work will include compiling and reviewing decades of records to identify past boarding schools, locate known and possible burial sites at or near those schools, and uncover the names and tribal affiliations of students, she said.
By Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his pain over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215 Indigenous students of church-run residential schools and pressed religious and political authorities to shed light on “this sad affair.” But he didn’t offer…
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