Return of Native American Remains


Project Description:  The Carlisle Indian Industrial School was established and operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs between 1879 and 1918.  Many young Native American students died of illness or disease while attending the school.  At least 180 Native American students are buried in the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery (CBPC).  The Army is working with the families and tribes of the decedents to honor the families' wishes.  Some families are seeking to return their ancestors' remains to tribal lands, while other families are choosing to keep the remains at CBPC or to modify headstones."


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Decedents
Reports
Notices
Listening Sessions
Additional Information

 

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Documents

AR 290-5
DA PAM 290-5
AR 210-190

Cemetery Responsible

Official Links

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