• Title: American Indian Children At School, 1850 1930
  • Author: Michael C. Coleman
  • ISBN: 9780878056163
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Hardcover
  • American Indian Children At School From than a hundred autobiographical accounts written by American Indians recalling their schooling in government and missionary institutions this book recovers a perspective that was almost lost In a
    From than a hundred autobiographical accounts written by American Indians recalling their schooling in government and missionary institutions this book recovers a perspective that was almost lost In a system of pedagogy that was alien to their culture these and hundreds of others were wrested as youngsters from their tribal life and regimented to become American citiFrom than a hundred autobiographical accounts written by American Indians recalling their schooling in government and missionary institutions this book recovers a perspective that was almost lost In a system of pedagogy that was alien to their culture these and hundreds of others were wrested as youngsters from their tribal life and regimented to become American citizens In the process of enlightening them to western codes and values, their memories of ethnic life were intentionally obscured for what was to believed to be the greater good of the nation Drawing upon these Native American reminiscences reveals how young Indians responded to a system that attempted to eradicate the tribal codes that had nourished them The Christian curriculum, the military style discipline, the white staff of teachers and administrators, and the work for study demands were alien and bewildering to them, especially during their first days at the institutions The former pupils recall myri

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