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Boarding school seasons American Indian families, 1900-1940 by Brenda J. Child

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Kansas,
  • South Dakota

Subjects:

  • Haskell Institute -- History,
  • Flandreau Indian School (S.D.) -- History,
  • Ojibwa youth -- Education,
  • Ojibwa youth -- Correspondence,
  • Ojibwa Indians -- Correspondence,
  • Off-reservation boarding schools -- Kansas -- History,
  • Off-reservation boarding schools -- South Dakota -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-138) and index.

StatementBrenda J. Child.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C6 C45 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL355918M
ISBN 100803214804
LC Control Number98015718

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The many letters revealing the experiences, emotions, and hopes of Ojibwe families are treated with respect and care. Initially conceived as a book contributing to Child’s own Ojibwe tribal history, Boarding School Seasons is also a powerful contribution to the field of American Indian education and the history of American education. T.Y.   Boarding School Seasons offers a revealing look at the strong emotional history of Indian boarding school experiences in the first half of the twentieth century. At the heart of this book are the hundreds of letters written by parents, children, and school officials at Haskell Institute in Kansas and the Flandreau School in South Dakota. Boarding School Seasons offers a revealing look at the strong emotional history of Indian boarding school experiences in the first half of the twentieth century. At the heart of this book are the hundreds of letters written by parents, children, & school officials at Haskell Institute in . boarding school seasons Download boarding school seasons or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get boarding school seasons book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

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fine book. It. should be noted, however, that. Boarding School Seasons. is not a comprehen­ sive account of Indian boarding schools. Per­ haps because Childrelies so heavilyonletters, such subjects as students'religious, academic, and extracurricular experiences receive little , thisreviewerwouldhave.   A young girl prays at her bedside at a boarding school. A new book by an Ojibwe author tells the stories life for American Indian children in boarding schools designed to Author: Dan Gunderson. Boarding School Seasons offers a revealing look at the strong emotional history of Indian boarding school experiences in the first half of the twentieth century. At the heart of this book are the hundreds of letters written by parents, children, and school officials at Haskell Institute in Kansas and the Flandreau School in South Dakota/5(). This book draws on hundreds of letters by students, parents, and school officials to explore American Indian, specifically Ojibwa, perspectives of the boarding school experience in the period from The three institutions studied are Haskell Institute (Kansas), Flandreau School (South Dakota), and Pipestone School (Minnesota). Chapter 1 gives a brief history of Indian boarding by: