How Native students fought back against abuse and assimilation at US boarding schools

How Native students fought back against abuse and assimilation at US boarding schools

While digging into archives of Carlisle students’ writing, I found that young people like Ernest were not passive victims of U.S. colonization. Instead, they fought – in Ernest’s case, to his death – to retain their languages and cultures as the assimilationist experiment in education unfolded.

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