The truth about U.S. Indian boarding schools has largely been written out of the history books. The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) is seeking to change that by providing the most current research and resources for educators looking to reveal the truth.
U.S. Indian Boarding School History
Learn about the history Indian boarding schools and the injustices Native children, families, and Tribal Nations suffered at the hands of the federal government and institutions that helped carry out the assimilative policies of the U.S.
NABS has developed a curriculum on U.S. Indian boarding schools that teachers and parents can begin use today. Click the link below to learn more about our curriculum and collaborative work with the National Indian Education Association.
NABS has researchers compiling data about the history and impacts of U.S. Indian boarding schools. check out the most current research, including the most comprehensive list of U.S. Indian boarding schools to date.
Check out our list of recommended books that will provide a better understanding of U.S. Indian boarding school history and the experiences of survivors.
Visit our online resource database and browse research and information on the work being done around the U.S. and Canada on Indian boarding schools.