Tag: Native American
In northern Oklahoma, a Native American high school graduate was ordered to remove an eagle feather from her graduation cap.
According to a groundbreaking federal investigation into the assimilation of Native American children into white society that has been going on for over a century, more than 500 students have died at these boarding schools. However, officials expect that number to grow exponentially as more research is being done.
A proposed bill would amend Michigan’s school code to “strongly encourage” lessons on Native American boarding schools in Michigan classrooms.