Published On: Wed, May 11th, 2022
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Study sheds light on dark history of U.S. Indigenous residential schools

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, seen in Washington, D.C., in November 2021

A first-of-its-kind U.S. federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions so far, but officials say that figure could grow exponentially as research continues.

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