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For Native Americans, seeing families separated at the US-Mexico border feels especially personal

  • Many people in the United States have reacted to the separation of families at the border with sadness, protests, donations and a lawsuit against the federal government.
  • Her mother doled out details gingerly as Reitman was growing up, weighing how much her children were ready for.
  • Her mother was referring to a boarding school for American Indian kids set up by the federal government in the late 1800s.
  • One day in the mid-1920s, when Reitman's mother was about five years old, there was a knock on the door.
  • Reitman's family has never known why her mother was taken while other kids weren't.
  • Taken from her home to Stewart Indian School near Carson City, Nevada, more than 200 miles away.
  • She says that's why seeing children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border today feels so personal to her.

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