South Dakota House Concurrent Resolution 6014

This house resolution was introduced with the purpose or acknowledging the abuse and trauma endured by Native American children in the State of South Dakota, particularly regarding boarding schools and assimilation policies affecting these children and their families. From the resolution: “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this legislature solemnly recognizes the individual and collective suffering that so many endured as a result of policies to place and keep Native American children in the boarding schools; honors the survivors, their families, and their communities; and celebrates the courage, strength, and resiliency of the survivors.”

 

State:
South Dakota
Interests:
Early Childhood Mental Health, Other
Submitted on:
April 4, 2021
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