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Boarding School Seasons

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780803264052
Author(s): Brenda J. Child
Format: Paperback
Year: 2000
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Dimensions: 3564 x 9 x 5499 (w x l x h)
Pages: 154
Series: North American Indian Prose Award Series

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'A skillfully written, welcome addition to the scholarship on American Indian experience in federal boarding schools. Professor Child brings an important and revealing corpus of materials into public view and treats those materials with understanding and sensitivity.'--Tsianina Lomawaima, author of They Called It Prairie Light: The Story of Chilocco Indian School. Boarding School Seasons offers a revealing look at the strong emotional history of Indian boarding school experiences in the first half of the twentieth century. At the heart of this book are the hundreds of letters written by parents, children, and school officials at Haskell Institute in Kansas and the Flandreau School in South Dakota. These revealing letters show how profoundly entire families were affected by their experiences. Children, who often attended schools at great distances from their communities, suffered from homesickness, and their parents from loneliness. Parents worried continually about the emotional and physical health and the academic progress of their children.Families clashed repeatedly with school officials over rampant illnesses and deplorable living conditions and devised strategies to circumvent severely limiting visitation rules.
Family intimacy was threatened by the schools' suppression of traditional languages and Native cultural practices. Although boarding schools were a threat to family li
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