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.

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The Atlantic Spotlight on Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman’s “Signs of Your Identity”

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

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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

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“Chemawa Indian School unmarked graves”

From aljazeera here.

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ILPC Conference First Panel — Dr. Suzanne Cross and Hunter Genia

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New Scholarship by Ann Piccard: “Death by Boarding School”

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

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Split Utah SCT Holds Navajo Man May Not Inherit from Adoptive Father

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

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S.D. SCT Dismisses Boarding School Abuses Case

As Indianz reports. Here is the opinion: Iron Wing v. Catholic Diocese  

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Colorado Legislature Threatening Cuts to Fort Lewis College’s Indian Students

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

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LRB Member Recalls Mt. Pleasant Indian School in the 1920s

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

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