Indian boarding school abuse, Summer cookouts

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A group of Native Americans in traditional costume
A group of Native Americans, believed to be from the Ho-Chunk Nation, in traditional costume, posing on and around Demon’s Anvil rock formation in Wisconsin Dells(circa 1920). Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

A journalist joins us to share the results of a federal report that revealed abuse at Native American boarding schools. Then, a cookbook author and food show host brings us tips and recipes for cookouts this Memorial Day and beyond.

Featured in this Show

  • Federal reports says at least 500 Native American lives lost at Indian boarding schools

    The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report released this May reveals physical, emotional and sexual abuses against Native American children and reveals at least 500 lives lost at Indian boarding schools. A journalist joins us to talk about the report and the intergenerational trauma caused by the United States policies mandated at the boarding schools.

  • Food Friday: Cookout!

    With Memorial Day weekend and summer around the corner, we talk about some recipes and strategies for hosting or attending cookouts.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Levi Rickert Guest
  • Ali Rosen Guest

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