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www.vox.com: How the US stole thousands of Native American children

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For decades, the US took thousands of Native American children and enrolled them in off-reservation boarding schools.

At the peak of this era, there were more than 350 government-funded, and often church-run, Native American boarding schools across the US.

As years of indigenous activism led the US to begin phasing out the schools, the government found a new way to assimilate Native American children: adoption.

Native children were funneled into the child welfare system.

In our latest episode of Missing Chapter, we explore this long legacy of the forced assimilation of Native American children.

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