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Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

Season 23 Episode 5 | 55m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

"Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.” This was the guiding principle that removed thousands of Native American children and placed them in Indian boarding schools. Among the many who died at Carlisle Indian Industrial School were three Northern Arapaho boys. Now, more than a century later, tribal members journey from Wyoming to Pennsylvania to help them finally come home.

Aired: 11/23/21

Expires: 12/23/21

Rating: TV-PG

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Reclaiming History

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Reclaiming History

The Home From School team talk about capturing the journey to bring Indigenous boys home 130 years after they died at a boarding school.

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