Boarding Schools, Adoption, and Sterilization
The Erasure of Native Cultures

Socialism 2015

July 02, 2015

As the Indian Wars proved to be too expensive for the expansion of empire, the US government turned to racist legislature "Kill the Indian, Save the Man” which aimed to dissolve sovereignty to the land and the ability resist this destruction by using the very social structures of Indigenous people.

Generations of children were stolen into boarding schools to experience a military style regiment of “schooling,” Native women faced a growing attack on their right to reproduction and Indigenous families have suffered a war against their right to self-determination and right to existence. -- All of this has, and continues, to promote resistance against the oppression faced by indigenous women and communities.

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