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Secretary Deb Haaland Shares Her Family’s Experience with Boarding Schools, And How America Can Address This Dark History

In a new op-ed for The Washington Post, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland shares a powerful personal story about the experience that her grandparents faced as they were stolen from their families as children and sent to boarding schools. Secretary Haaland also notes the steps we need to take — including robust Tribal consultation and upholding federal trust and treaty responsibilities — to seek justice and healing for Indigenous communities. 

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