University of Minnesota-Morris: #SearchTheSchool for Boarding School Victim Remains.

University of Minnesota-Morris: #SearchTheSchool for Boarding School Victim Remains.

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Circle of Nations Indigenous Association started this petition to University of Minnesota-Morris and

The University of Minnesota-Morris has a moral obligation to make immediate plans to search the school for the unmarked burial sites of the 2-7 Indian boarding school victims. These children must then be returned to their home communities so their spirits and families can heal.

This is an essential action step towards fulfilling UMN Morris's policy of truth telling, understanding, and healing in regards to our institution's history as a former Indian boarding school. 

In June 2021, outgoing Chancellor Michelle Behr announced the University's willingness to cooperate with the Department of the Interior's Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative.

However, we prefer that the search be conducted by an Indigenous ground-penetrating radar specialist, in constant collaboration with tribal nations and our Indigenous campus community, rather than the federal government - an institution responsible for destructive policies towards Native American people, including Indian boarding schools.

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