Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Bring him home: Woman seeks relative's remains from Indian boarding school


The headstone sits 1,633 miles from home, arranged in a neat row beside those of the other children.

It’s smooth and white, the same type of military grave marker found at Gettysburg National Cemetery. This one rests in a well-kept lawn bordered by a black wrought iron fence in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Carved on the front is a name, Dickens, and a date, January 22, 1883.


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