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Boarding Schools: Assimilation Through Education

Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 11/2/2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Description:
 In the late 19th century through the early 20th century, the United States government required Indian children to attend off-reservation boarding schools. Operated under the Department of War, the schools were used as a tool to prepare Native American children for assimilation into America’s melting pot. A rarely told chapter of American history, these boarding schools dramatically altered the lives of its students and the generations that followed.
Library: Fountain Hills Branch    Library location
Location: Conference Room
Other Information:
 Funded by the Fountain Hills Friends of the Library
Presenter: Jane Pzreslica