indian boarding school NPR article with links to resources.This is something that we were never taught about in History class.  Please read!

American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many

Three Lakota boys before and after their admission to the Carlisle Indian Boarding School. ca. 1880s?

Three Native American boys before and after their admission to Carlisle. It makes me so sad and angry that an un-quantifiable amount of Native American nations' cultures were decimated because of these boarding schools.

Assimilation Through Education: Indian Boarding Schools in the Pacific Northwest

Indian Training School boys activities,at Chemawa near Salem, Oregon, in engraving made 1887 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Indian Boarding Schools - A lesson from the Library of Congress using primary source documents

In this Indian Boarding Schools lesson plan students explore the forced acculturation of American Indians through government-run boarding schools through photographs, letters, reports, interviews, and other primary documents from the Library of Congress.

"A before and after shot of a man who attended Carlisle Indian boarding school. The destruction of an entire culture in one photo"

Previous Pinner Writes: Before and after shot of a man who attended Carlisle Indian boarding school. The representation of the destruction of an entire culture in one photo.

Native American Boarding Schools - To quote a Priest from the Pine Ridge Reservation, "It's genocide, and it's ongoing."

American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many

Great Assimilation Article: Top: A group of Chiricahua Apache students on their first day at Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pa. Bottom: The same students four mont.

Indian Boarding School Abuse  even they saay thousand died and they move them hunder miles awasy

Indian Boarding School Abuse - Lakota woman Joanne Tall describes the abuse she received as a 12 year old girl in a "christian" boarding school.

EXTINCTION................http://www.californiaindianeducation.org/indian_boarding_schools/

Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, a book by David Wallace Adams

AMERICAN INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOLS EXPERIENCE circa 1850-1930 Web Portal for Research Education Famous Historical Photographs, Books, Photographers, Authors, Bibliographies

AMERICAN INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOLS EXPERIENCE circa 1850-1930 Web Portal for Research Education Famous Historical Photographs, Books, Photographers, Authors, Bibliographies

A Navajo boy named Tom Torlino on the left before entering the Carlisle Indian school and on the right is how  he looked after a short time at the school.

A Navajo boy named Tom Torlino on the left before entering the Carlisle Indian school and on the right is how he looked after a short time at the school.

Socioculture Factor #3: This photo is to remind teachers of ELLs of the importance of acculturation (merging your old culture with a new culture while maintaining your identity) over assimilation (conforming to a  new culture by changing your habits/preferences). Native American people lost their identity and culture when they were given new names, forced to conform to beliefs that are not their own, and stripped of their traditional appearances. It was essentially a genocide to their…

American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many

Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Pennsylvania (c. Native American children taken from their familis and put into school to assimilate them into white society. The slogan for this governmental campaign: "kill the Indian to save the man".

Photo of Lakota boys at Carlisle, before and after forced assimilation

Remember that messed up thing the United States government did to Native Americans starting in the When Native American children were forced into boarding schools so that they could become ‘civilized’?

Indian boarding schools_Indian Training School girls activities

Indian Training School girls activities,at Chemawa near Salem, Oregon, in engraving made 1887 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

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