Top Stories of 2022: The Past and Present of Indigenous Child Welfare
This year, The Imprint reported on developments specific to Indigenous child welfare, including a challenge at the Supreme Court of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
First-of-its-kind Survey Examines Trauma and Healing Among Indigenous Survivors of Family Separation
Researchers in Minnesota are collaborating on a survey of Indigenous survivors of family separation to document the abuse and participants' ways of coping.
Nancy Marie Spears Wins Top Awards From Native American Journalism Association
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 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.
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.
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
The Department of Interior released a 102-page report on the devastation and cruelty imposed on Indigenous communities through Indian boarding schools.
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.