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The Catholic Church Siphoned Away $30 Million Paid to Native People for Stolen Land

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Indi­an board­ing and day schools attempt­ed, for decades, to forcibly assim­i­late Native chil­dren. The schools have a long, doc­u­ment­ed his­to­ry of abuse and cul­tur­al debase­ment. For­mer stu­dents have recount­ed sex­u­al abuse, cor­po­ral pun­ish­ment and neglect at the hands of teach­ers and admin­is­tra­tors. Stu­dents were pro­hib­it­ed from speak­ing Native lan­guages and prac­tic­ing Native tra­di­tions, often with the threat of vio­lence. Abuse was report­ed at both gov­ern­ment-run and reli­gious institutions. 

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