For Immediate Release—February 22, 2022
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Native Healing Coalition seeks additional Tribal support for Indian boarding school bill
Conduct a full inquiry into the assimilative policies of U.S. Indian boarding schools.
Collect testimony from boarding school survivors, Tribes, and subject matter experts.
Create a findings and recommendations report, identifying legislative and administrative actions to address the impacts of U.S. Indian boarding schools.
Investigate beyond DOI’s Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative and review records from churches and educational institutions that operated Indian boarding schools.