For most residents with even a modicum of understanding of history . . . The Mission is evidence of genocide.
However, there's a push to make it official . . .
"Tribe leaders held a news conference Thursday at the Shawnee Indian Mission historical site near Mission Road and West 53rd Street highlighting the need to answer if Native American children are buried on land nearby in unmarked graves."I think the national conversation is important as well," said Ben Barnes, chief of the Shawnee Tribe."
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The Shawnee Tribe called for federal lawmakers and the Biden administration to open an investigation into what happened at the Shawnee Indian Mission and other residential boarding schools across the country.