Matthew Warbonnet, 77, suffers from nightmares and experiences bouts of crying. He tells Rolling Stone of his survival at the St. Francis Mission in South Dakota, where he was forced to attend as a child. There, he endured debilitating beatings and electrocution via cattle prongs by Catholic priests who told him he was rotten for being born an Indian.
Deborah Parker, Tulalip, is the CEO of a national organization working to establish federal legislation for a full accounting of the deaths, abuse, displacement, and intergenerational trauma. She navigates the devastating impacts of this genocide on her family and community while leading the way for truth and healing for thousands of survivors.