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.
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.
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".
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’?