A two-part look at the Indian boarding-school system from the perspective of the Hopis opens with the efforts of the federal government to assimilate them. Included: a visit to Washington, D.C., by four Hopi chiefs; the Oraibi Split; and the experiences of Hopi children in off-reservation boarding schools.
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Premiered: April 5, 2009
Premise: An examination of the Indian boarding-school system, which was designed to assimilate American Indians into mainstream culture.