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Albuquerque’s Indian Boarding School History

2.18.22 –The city of Albuquerque has been involved in conversations with Pueblos and Tribes since June, when 215 unmarked graves of unidentified Indigenous youth were discovered at the site of a former Indian Boarding School in British Columbia. Correspondent Antonia Gonzales talks with Dr. Theodore Jojola about this difficult history and the current efforts to acknowledge that history and foster healing.

Correspondent: Antonia Gonzales

Guest: Dr. Theodore Jojola, director, UNM Indigenous Design & Planning Institute

For More Information:

City moving forward to honor burial site of Native American boarding school studentsKRQE

City holds community conversations about Albuquerque Indian School burial siteKUNM

Indian School Graves Rediscovered Under City ParkThe Paper