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Sept. 9, 2022: Investigating Indigenous boarding schools; Creating outdoor equity

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Courtesy: Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College
The Indian boarding school on the site of Fort Lewis College operated from 1891 to 1910. It was one of hundreds of sites where the U.S. government forcibly brought Indigenous children to try to assimilate them into Anglo culture.

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The Western Slope’s Club 20 debates signal that the campaign season is in full swing. We talk about the issues that may drive this weekend's discussions. Then, the state's investigation into Indigenous boarding schools. Also, getting more young people of color to enjoy the outdoors. And the Grand Valley's drag queens share a message of love and inclusion.