Remembering our Indian schools
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Archuleta, Margaret., Child, Brenda J., Lomawaima, K. Tsianina., Heard Museum.
"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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Away from home : American Indian boarding school experiences
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.
Title from cover: Away from home : American Indian boarding school experiences : 1879-2000.


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