The article discusses the harrowing scenes in the show "1923" that depict the abuse and dehumanization suffered by Indigenous American youth in Catholic boarding schools. These scenes are based on the historical reality of the so-called Indian Schools that were established to forcibly assimilate Indigenous communities. The article highlights the importance of addressing this dark part of history and how it provides context for the original Yellowstone series. It suggests that Thomas Rainwater, an Indigenous character, may be closer to being the true hero of Yellowstone, as his fight against the Dutton family is rooted in generations of cruelty and abuse towards his people. The actors involved in filming these intense scenes expressed the importance of telling these stories and the responsibility they feel in bringing awareness to this history.