Chemawa Indian School leaders speak after gag orders lifted

Credit: Madeleine Cook / Statesman Journal

Over the last three years, news coverage of Chemawa in Salem has largely focused on allegations of fraud, mismanagement and student deaths.

For the first time since a federal gag order prohibiting staff and students at Chemawa Indian School from speaking publicly about abuse allegations was lifted, leaders of the Native American boarding school are sharing their side of the story.

Read the full story here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French and Francophone Studies from Willamette University.

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