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Editor’s note: Below contains spoilers for 1923.Yellowstone prequel spinoff movie, 1923Features a shockingly true depiction of the forced assimilation programs initiated by Western settlers and Christian missionaries. In the pilot episode of 1923Viewers witness Teona (Amina Neves) It is repeatedly beaten by a wooden ruler Sister Mary O’Connor (Jennifer Ahly) For not remembering the exact soap making procedure in class. In response, the provocative student pins her attacker to the ground, punching her in the face repeatedly as the class watches, stunned in horror. When the matter was presented to Father Renault (Sebastian Roche), both being punished for betraying the core beliefs on which the Catholic boarding school was built.
Unfortunately, the scary scenes were featured in the pilot episode of 1923 He painted a very accurate picture of the brutality that unfolded within these Indian boarding schools to culturally oppress Native American youths in Montana. Founded by Western settlers and government missionaries, and often supported by the Church, these institutions were built to “civilize” the indigenous people of America, converting them to the Western way of life.
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