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Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today national correspondent, recently visited the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation in Wisconsin.

Pember, Red Cliff Band of Ojibwe, shared a deeply personal story of her mother.

St. Mary’s Indian boarding school is a place tied with history to Pember and her family.

(Perspective: Archived documents reveal covert resistance to boarding school assimilation)

The school once operated on Bad River and it was the school her mother attended.

Mary Annette shares more on this place.

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