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Nick Estes: Indian Boarding Schools Were Part of “Horrific Genocidal Process” Carried Out by the U.S.

The Interior Department has documented the deaths of greater than 500 Indigenous kids at Indian boarding faculties run or supported by the federal authorities within the United States which operated from 1819 to 1969. The precise dying toll is believed to be far increased, and the report situated 53 burial websites at former faculties. The report was ordered by the primary Indigenous cupboard member, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, whose grandparents had been pressured to attend boarding faculty on the age of 8. “It’s kind of a misnomer to actually call these educational institutions or schools themselves when you didn’t have very many people graduating, let alone surviving the dire conditions of those schools,” says Nick Estes, historian and co-founder of The Red Nation. Estes says the establishments had been a part of a “genocidal process” of “dispossession and theft of Indigenous people’s lands and resources.”

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