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Enduring Trauma: Indigenous Boarding Schools Will Be Investigated, Interior Secretary Haaland Announces

This story was originally published by Cronkite News. When the Phoenix Indian School was established in 1891, the top federal administrator considered it a budgetary win to send Native American children to boarding schools to enforce assimilation into white society. “It’s cheaper to educate Indians than to kill them,” Indian Commissioner Thomas Morgan said at the opening […]