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Native Americans set out to recover the remains of children who died at an Indian boarding school.
By Fred Vigeant

History of Carlisle Indian School and return of children’s remains who died at school subject of new documentary

The film explores the history of the Carlisle school, which was the first in the country designed to conform Native Americans into the ways and culture of White America. It included cutting the students’ hair, banning their native languages and customs and forcing them into military-style, remedial education with an emphasis on Christianity.

By Scott LaMar

Pandemic slowed, but hasn’t stopped, plans for Carlisle Indian school heritage center

The proposed site plan also includes a boulevard lined with flags from every tribal nation that went to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

By Gabriela Martínez

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Tribe claims remains of kids who died at assimilation school

Remains complete their journey across country

By The Associated Press

Indigenous children’s remains turned over from Carlisle Army cemetery

Since August 2017, the Army has disinterred 22 remains of Native American children from the cemetery.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

US Army to return remains of 10 Native American children to families

Aleut family members will return the remains of one child to Saint Paul Island in Alaska, and Rosebud Sioux descendants will take nine children back to a tribal veteran’s cemetery in South Dakota or to private family plots.

By Alanna Elder