[NBC News] U.S. counts Indian boarding school deaths for first time but leaves key questions unanswered

The Interior Department documented more than 500 deaths of Indigenous children, but it’s far from a complete count. “We have a long way to go,” one expert said. At least 500 Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children died while attending Indian boarding schools run or supported by the U.S. government, a highly anticipated … Read more

Indigenous Children are Dying at the U.S./Mexico Border

INDIGENOUS CHILDREN ARE DYING AT THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER Washington, D.C. May 16, 2019  Today, the International Mayan League denounces the latest victim of death and murder at the U.S/Mexico border, a 2½ year-old toddler, a boy from Chiquimula, Guatemala. This tragic loss comes on the heels of the death of 16-year-old Juan de Leon Gutierrez … Read more