native-american-history

COMMENTARY

Boarding schools traumatized Native Americans. Here’s one big way to make up for it | Opinion

BY: - October 14, 2021

Knowing the past and healing from it have begun, but both are far from being complete.

COMMENTARY

How land acknowledgments meant to honor indigenous people do the opposite instead | Opinion

BY: - October 11, 2021

The historical and anthropological facts demonstrate that many contemporary land acknowledgments unintentionally communicate false ideas about the history of dispossession and the current realities of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Dems seek support services for survivors of Native American boarding schools in Pa., elsewhere

BY: - August 23, 2021

At issue are years of trauma from the federal government’s push, starting in the late 1800s, to remove hundreds of thousands of Native American children from their communities.

COMMENTARY

How ‘friendly whites’ used conservatorships to exploit, swindle Native Americans | Opinion

BY: - August 16, 2021

Between 1908 and 1934, guardianships became a vehicle for the swindling of Native communities out of their lands and royalties.

COMMENTARY

How Native students fought back against abuse, assimilation at Carlisle boarding school | Opinion

BY: - August 13, 2021

Some fought, to the death, to retain their language, culture and traditions

A federal investigation seeks to uncover the painful history of Native American boarding schools in Pa., nationwide

BY: - July 9, 2021

Some advocates want Congress to take the next step and create a formal truth commission. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in the coming weeks plans to reintroduce legislation forming one.

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the Cabinet

BY: - March 15, 2021

Senate Democrats praised Haaland for her conduct at the rough Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.