This image, circa 1890, shows students at the Klamath Agency boarding school on the Klamath Indian Reservation.

150 years ago, one of Oregon’s first Indian boarding schools opened

In February 1874, one of the state's first government-funded Native American boarding schools began operation on the Klamath Indian Reservation in Southern Oregon. It operated as part of a larger federal policy of forced assimilation of Indigenous people that often resulted in neglect, abuse and trauma that lingers to this day.

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