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U.S. Army to Exhume, Return Remains of 8 Native American Children from Former School Grounds

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Pupils at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania (c. 1900).

The remains of eight Native American children who died at the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School will be reunited with family members. WITF’s Gabriela Martinez reports.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/06/10/8-native-american-tribes-prepare-to-reclaim-their-childrens-remains-from-carlisle-army-cemetery/

(Original air-date: 6/10/22)

Gabriela Martínez is a Report for America corps member covering race and identity in central Pennsylvania with a focus on the region’s growing Latino community. She is interested in grassroots political movements and covering the discussions happening in underrepresented communities of color.