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College reckons with legacy of erasing Indigenous culture

Clip: 05/10/2022 | 7m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Over the course of more than 100 years beginning in the 1800s, hundreds of thousands of Native American children in the U.S. were removed from their families, placed in federal boarding schools and forced to abandon their Native languages and culture. One college in Colorado is now reckoning with that history. Hari Sreenivasan reports for our "Rethinking College" series.

Aired: 05/10/22

Rating: NR

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