DEB HAALAND

Update: 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

Interior Secretary Deb HaalandFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A new federal study shows the U.S. government supported more than 400 Native American boarding schools aimed at assimilating Native children. The Interior Department’s findings released Wednesday expanded the number of schools known to have operated. It also said nearly 20 of the schools accounted for over 500 child deaths. So far, more than…