These Indigenous children died far away more than a century ago. Here’s how they finally got home.

The Lakota youth were among 10,000 Native American children taken from their families and placed in a boarding school 1,400 miles away.

Community members pay their respects as they walk past the new grave sites of Lakota youth who died at an Indian boarding school in Carlisle, PA after their arrival between 1879 and 1896. The skeletal remains of nine children were returned to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe for reburial in ancestral lands following a six-year effort led by Tribal youth. Six were buried side by side on July 17. Three others were returned to family members for private burials.

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