Education for Extinction

Education for Extinction

American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928

Book - 1995
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An account of the Native American experience in government boarding schools, based on government archives, student and teacher autobiographies, and school newspapers, revealing coping strategies of Indian youth in institutions designed to reconstruct them psychologically and culturally. Chronicles the government's gradual retreat from its assimilationist vision due to student resistance and its contradictory set of humanitarian and racist motivations. Contains b&w photos. Of interest to students and general readers. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c1995
ISBN: 9780700607358
Branch Call Number: 970.1 Ad17e
Characteristics: xi, 396 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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