Remembering our Indian schools
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2000
Book
Contributors
Archuleta, Margaret., Child, Brenda J., Lomawaima, K. Tsianina., Heard Museum.
Description
"The institutional life of boarding school is a common thread running through American Indian history. Here are stories of the strategies of human survival -- resistance, accommodation, faith in oneself and one's heritage, the ability to learn from hard times, to create something beautiful and meaningful from scraps and fragments."

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Alternate Title(s)
Away from home : American Indian boarding school experiences
ISBN
0934351627
Contents
Foreward / Frank H. Goodyear, Jr. -- Part One: "A uniform course of study " - life at school / Brenda J. Child and K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- Introduction / Margaret L. Archuleta, Brenda J. Child, and K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- "They gave us a number" - arrival -- "Making a willing worker" - academic and vocational instruction -- "Don't you suppose it's best for him to come home?" - health and homesickness -- "We shared a brotherhood" - connections to home and family -- "I was gonna rebel come hell or high water" - rebellion -- Part Two: "The honest facts concerning my race" - life beyond school -- Introduction / K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- "By the Waters of Minnehaha" - music, pageants and princesses / Rayna Green and John Troutman -- "The Indian is an artist" - art education / Margaret L. Archuleta -- "Show what an Indian can do" - sports / John Bloom -- "A nucleus of civilization" - families at Hampton Institute / W. Roger Buffalohead and Paulette Fairbanks Molin -- Afterword / Brenda J. Child.
Notes
Title from cover: Away from home : American Indian boarding school experiences : 1879-2000.
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