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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)

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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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