The U.S. government’s long history of family separation: Native children ripped away from their homes

The U.S. government’s long history of family separation: Native children ripped away from their homes

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Images of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents separating children from their parents at the border are in the front of our collective minds right now. But believe it or not, the policy of breaking up families has a long and ugly history in the United States. For decades the government sent native children to boarding schools, where they were stripped of their culture and abused physically, emotionally, and sexually. Denise Lajimodiere, professor of educational leadership at North Dakota ... See More

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