Comment: This video is seven minutes after a short commercial. It focuses mainly on the pain school survivors feel today. "Something's Moving" is the English translation of a Lakota term for a healing movement that's under way.
One of the speakers is actress Kateri Walker, who I would've thought was too young to experience boarding-school trauma. She must've gone to high school in the early 1980s.
Kevin Gover, now head of the NMAI, has a couple of interesting quotes:
The way you address these things is to look ‘em in eye, understand them, say 'yes this happened to us,' but we can’t use it as an excuse to pass this shame on to a new generation of children.
For more on the subject, see Our Spirits Don’t Speak English and
Native Documentaries and News.
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