Uprooted: The 1950's Plan to Erase Indian Country

(Rochester, NY) – In the 1950s, the U.S. government launched a campaign to assimilate Native Americans by eliminating reservations, terminating tribal governments, and persuading Native people to move to cities. Hundreds of thousands of Native people relocated to distant cities such as Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, Oakland, and Los Angeles. Uprooted: The 1950's Plan to Erase Indian Country, airing Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370, presents the voices of people who survived a devastating plan to solve "the Indian problem."

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