The Wind River Reservation is near Riverton, Wyoming. Approximately 27,000 people live on this reservation which is shared by both the Northern Arapaho and the Eastern Shoshone. The Wind River Indian Reservation is the seventh-largest American Indian reservation in the United States by area and the fifth-largest by population. The land area is approximately 2.2 million acres.
The Northern Arapaho have a long and rich history and consider the front range of Colorado their homelands. The Northern Arapaho and the City of Longmont signed the first ever sister city agreement with a tribal sovereign nation in September 2021. The first Longmont student delegation visited the reservation in 2022.
Here is a list of resources to learn about boarding school history and current efforts.
Native American Rights Fund –Trigger Points Boarding School History and Current State of Research