Indian Residential Schools

  • Nevada Governor Apologizes for State's Role in Indigenous Schools

    "Descendants of Paiute, Washoe and Shoshone people who attended the Stewart School during the 90 years it was in operation told stories of bounties being offered to bring Native children to the school; of students attempting to run away due to starvation; and of extreme overcrowding in dormitories."

  • The Hiawatha Asylum: The Threat Behind Indian Boarding Schools

    “People vanished out of boarding schools; people went to jail and didn’t come back. People didn’t know where their relatives were, so it’s still a shock. It’s like finding out you had somebody in your family who was in a concentration camp."