Documentary Film: Unseen Tears
Eye-opening account of “Indian schools” tore Native American children in NY from their families & communities. Dean Lori Quigley,Russell Sage College, a Seneca whose mother was forced to attend such a school, accessed the records at the State Archives to produce this short film. She will lead a discussion after. The attempt at forced assimilation is an example of a violation of the Two Row Wampum treaty under which European settlers promised to live in peaceful co-existence with Natives.
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