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Nancy Marie Spears

7/20/2022

Nancy Marie Spears Wins Top Awards From Native American Journalism Association

Nancy Marie Spears, a Cherokee journalist and contributing reporter with The Imprint, received three awards from the Native American Journalists Association. Photo via Spears.
Journalist Nancy Marie Spears, a recent University of Oklahoma graduate and contributing reporter for The Imprint, has won top honors from the Native American Journalists Association.  

7/9/2022

Historic ‘Healing Tour’ Launched in Oklahoma Honors Survivors of Indian Boarding Schools

At a southern Oklahoma gymnasium, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland kicked off her "Road to Healing" tour, hearing from survivors of America's Indian boarding schools.

Federal Court of Canada Approves Class-Action Lawsuit for ‘Millennium Scoop’

7/5/2022

Federal Court of Canada Certifies Class-Action Lawsuit for ‘Millennium Scoop’

In Canada, a federal court judged approved a class-action lawsuit encompassing Indigenous people forcibly sent to Indian boarding schools from 1992 to 2020, and their descendants.

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Legislation Enacting Boarding Schools Truth and Healing Commission Advances

6/21/2022

Legislation Enacting Boarding Schools Truth and Healing Commission Advances

A bill that would establish a formal Truth and Healing Commission for Indian boarding school survivors was given preliminary approval by a House committee last week.

5/12/2022

Following Landmark Report on Indian Boarding Schools, Survivors Call on Congress for Broader Inquiry

After findings about the damage caused by government-run Indian boarding schools, former students want more investigation into the matter.

The U.S. Government Releases Landmark Investigation Into the Brutal Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools

5/11/2022

The U.S. Government Releases Landmark Investigation Into the Brutal Legacy of Indian Boarding Schools

The Department of Interior released a 102-page report on the devastation and cruelty imposed on Indigenous communities through Indian boarding schools.

    U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans

    12/22/2021

    Haaland’s Bold Initiative to Revisit the Tortuous Past of U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans, and Alumni Reflections

    In June, Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland ordered a long-overdue investigation into the thousands of Indigenous children the U.S. government sent to boarding schools over the course of a century.

    U.S. Boarding Schools for Native Americans

    7/26/2021

    Government to Study Traumatic Legacy of American Indian Boarding Schools

    Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has ordered a landmark probe into the harmful, traumatic legacy of American Indian boarding schools.