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As the Charbonneau sisters continued to fight for the right to sue the Catholic Church in South Dakota for Indian boarding school abuses, the 9 Little Girls movement faced setbacks with the sudden passing of three sisters from COVID complications, cancer, and an aneurysm. With the six remaining sisters aging, their children and relatives hope to shoulder the fight for justice. But it’s proving difficult. Read the story.

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Jenna Kunze
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Senior Reporter
Jenna Kunze is a staff reporter covering Indian health, the environment and breaking news for Native News Online. She is also the lead reporter on stories related to Indian boarding schools and repatriation. Her bylines have appeared in The Arctic Sounder, High Country News, Indian Country Today, Tribal Business News, Smithsonian Magazine, Elle and Anchorage Daily News. Kunze is based in New York.