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Localize It: Secretary Haaland begins 'Road to Healing' tour

 


ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) — A solemn weekend gathering in Oklahoma marked the start of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland's yearlong nationwide tour to hear about the painful experiences of Native Americans who were sent to government-backed boarding schools.

The "Road to Healing" tour is aimed at giving Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian survivors of the federal boarding school system an opportunity to connect with support and share their stories for an oral history collection.

It's part of a broader initiative Haaland launched last year to investigate the troubled legacy of Indig...



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