Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids Doubles Down Against Indian Boarding School Legacy

When Rep. Sharice Davids isn't pushing Prez Biden's climate change stimmy . . . She's advocating for Native American issues.

Accordingly, her latest gambit speaks to controversy over a local landmark.

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Religious groups call for commission on Indian boarding school policy

A number of Catholic groups and Protestant denominations are calling for the United States to establish a Truth and Healing Commission to reckon with the country's history of boarding schools that separated thousands of Indigenous children from their families and cultures during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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“The U.S. Indian Boarding School Policies stripped children from their families and their cultures—actions that continue to impact Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities today. Our country must do better to acknowledge its legacy and understand the full truth of these policies,” said Representative Davids. “This commission is a critical step to allow Native families and communities to begin to heal from the intergenerational trauma. I am proud to introduce this bill in the House alongside Congressional Native American Caucus Co-Chair Tom Cole and our colleagues.”

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