Tag Archives: Indian boarding schools
WaPo: “Thousands of Canada’s indigenous children died in church-run boarding schools. Where are they buried?”
Article link here.
Link: Erasing Indigenous Heritage by Emily Anne Epstein (Oct. 30, 2016) Excerpt: For nearly a century, the Canadian government took indigenous Canadians from their families and placed them in church-run boarding schools, forcibly assimilating them to Western culture. Children as … Continue reading →
Fletcher & Singel on the Historical Basis for the Trust Relationship between the US and Indian Children
Fletcher & Singel have posted “Indian Children and the Federal Tribal Trust Relationship” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article develops the history of the role of Indian children in the formation of the federal-tribal trust relationship and comes … Continue reading →
From aljazeera here.
Ann Piccard has published Death by Boarding School: “The Last Acceptable Racism” and the United States’ Genocide of Native Americans, 49 Gonz. L. Rev. 137 (2014). A summary: There is a special kind of racism in this country against Native Americans, … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Estate of Hannifin. An excerpt: Max Hill, in his capacity as Special Representative of the Estate of William J. Hannifin, appeals from a district court order awarding Willis Nakai a portion of that estate. Though … Continue reading →
As Indianz reports. Here is the opinion: Iron Wing v. Catholic Diocese
From the Durango Herald News: DENVER – Legislators are targeting Fort Lewis College’s free tuition for Native Americans for a $1.8 million cut. It comes on top of the nearly $4 million in cuts Gov. Bill Ritter has proposed for … Continue reading →
From the Morning Sun: John Crampton, member of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, still remembers the days when he attended the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial School at age 6. Eighty-three years later, as he walked the grounds of … Continue reading →