Investigation Into Native American Boarding Schools In Indiana | WTHR Documentary

Native American children lost their lives at two boarding schools in Indiana between 1883 and 1895. As the U.S. Department of the Interior makes plans to release the result of their investigation into these institutions, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is taking a closer look at how many more children remain unaccounted for in grave sites across the state.

In this WTHR documentary, Digital Reporter Madison Stacey revisits this overlooked period of Indiana history.

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For 150 years, U.S. policy forced Native American children into boarding schools built to eradicate their culture and assimilate them into White society.

The hidden legacy of Indian boarding schools in the United States