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  1. Carlisle Indian Industrial School
    The Carlisle Indian School (1879–1918) was an audacious educational experiment. Lieutenant Richard Henry Pratt, the school’s founder and first superintendent, persuaded the federal government that training Native children... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2016
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £24.99
    PDF | £23.99
    EPUB | £23.99
  2. This Benevolent Experiment
    A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2017   At the end of the nineteenth century, Indigenous boarding schools were touted as the means for solving the “Indian problem” in both the United States and Canada. With the... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  3. Education beyond the Mesas
    Education beyond the Mesas is the fascinating story of how generations of Hopi schoolchildren from northeastern Arizona “turned the power” by using compulsory federal education to affirm their way of life and better their... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2010
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £33.00
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  4. Urban Indians in Phoenix Schools, 1940-2000
    In the latter half of the twentieth century, tens of thousands of Native American families moved to cities across the United States, some via the government relocation program and some on their own. In the cities, they encountered... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2010
    Hardback | £34.00
  5. The Bearer of This Letter
    The Bearer of This Letter illuminates the enduring effects of colonialism by examining the decades-long tension between written words and spoken words in a reservation community. Drawing on archival sources and her own extensive... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2009
    Hardback | £43.00
    PDF | £41.00
  6. White Man's Club
    Tens of thousands of Indian children filed through the gates of government schools to be trained as United States citizens. Part of a late-nineteenth-century campaign to eradicate Native cultures and communities, these institutions... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. American Indians, the Irish, and Government Schooling
    For centuries American Indians and the Irish experienced assaults by powerful, expanding states, along with massive land loss and population collapse. In the early nineteenth century the U.S. government, acting through the Bureau... Learn More
    Published: 20th March 2009
    Paperback | £24.99
  8. Indian Education in the American Colonies, 1607-1783

    Indian Education in the American Colonies, 1607-1783

    Written by and Introduced by Margaret Connell Szasz

    Series Indigenous Education

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Armed with Bible and primer, missionaries and teachers in colonial America sought, in their words, “to Christianize and civilize the native heathen.” Both the attempts to transform Indians via schooling and the Indians' reaction... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2007
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Boarding School Blues
    Like the figures in the ancient oral literature of Native Americans, children who lived through the American Indian boarding school experience became heroes, bravely facing a monster not of their own making. Sometimes the monster... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2006
    Paperback | £17.99