In this comprehensive history of american indian education in the united states from colonial times to the present, historians and educators jon reyhner and jeanne eder explore the broad spectrum of native experiences in missionary, government, and tribal boarding and day schools. Robert a trennert, jr norman and london: university of oklahoma press, 1988, 256 pp $2295, cloth the school-indian youth who had attended the phoenix indian school during its heyday as trennert admits, this is the thinnest section of his study, for reservation boarding school experience embodied both positive and negative. Indian boarding schools: a selected bibliography earlene j moore, paul meek library beiser, m “h azard to mental health: indian boarding schools trennert, robert a “educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools,. Boarding school blues: revisiting american indian educational experiences (lincoln: university of nebraska press, 2006) trennert, robert a the phoenix indian school: forced assimilation in arizona, 1891-1935 (norman: university of oklahoma press, 1988. The carlisle indian industrial school in carlisle, pennsylvania, was the flagship indian boarding school in the united states from 1879 through 1918 carlisle was the first indian boarding school located far from the reservation, in an eastern environment free of the west's anti-indian prejudices and free from the influences of native cultures.
An example of how indian boarding schools affected the pupils who stayed in them can be found by looking at authors who have studied boarding schools to which chippewa children were sent one of these boarding schools operated in mount pleasant michigan, from 1893 until 1933. Hopi boarding-school narratives: edmund nequatewa's born a chief educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920 robert a trennert view native american religious. The setting in the final decades of the nineteenth century, the federal government instituted an indian education system centered on off-reservation industrial [end page 258] boarding schools by 1880 the indian wars were largely over, aside from episodic skirmishes and the 1890 massacre at wounded knee. Trennert, robert a “educating indian girls at nonreservation oarding schools, 1878– í õ î ì” western historical quarterly 13, no3 (1982):271–290.
Robert trennert, author of the phoenix indian school: forced assimilation in arizona, 1891-1988 from the back cover education for extinction delivers on the promise of its title. Ing indian girls and women at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878– 1920,” western historical quarterly 13 (july 1982): 271–290 robert trennert, the phoenix indian school: forced assimilation in arizona, 1891–1935 (nor. A specific boarding school was genoa us indian school in genoa, nebraska it was the fourth federal indian boarding school in the us in 1884 it was in operation until 1934 and hosted 46 different tribal nations.
Title: educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920 created date: 20160730064703z. By 1914,169 indian girls from the phoenix indian school were working out as domestic servants (trennert 1988:52, 54, 100-101) in their history of arizona, sloan and adams (sloan 1930) pointed out the tragic choice of indian vocational education. Education for extinction provides a clearly written account of the near genocide of indigenous people in america through indoctrination of boarding schools a highly recommended read for anyone interested in learning true american history. Trennert, robert a a educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920, @ in the american indian: past and present , third edition, ed roger l nichols new york: alfred a knopf, 1986. Carlisle indian industrial school bibliography (selective) trennert, robert a “from carlisle to phoenix: the rise and fall of the indian outing system, 1878-1930” pacific historical review, 52/3 (august 1983), 267-291 “educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920” the western historical quarterly.
Boarding schools education for extinction: american indians and the boarding school experience, 1875-1928 robert a trennert world war ii american indians and world war ii alison bernstein through indian eyes: the native experience in books for children beverly slapin. In robert trennert’s essay, “educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1870-1920”, there is an argument on the federal government’s policy on sending young indian girls to schools to be “americanized. In 1900, the commissioner of indian affairs estimated 22% of eligible native youth were enrolled at 25 off-reservation boarding schools while another 28% attended on-reservation boarding schools and 27% attended reservation day and contract mission schools. Based on the curriculum for girls, the ideal woman was one who was moderately capable in academic subjects but incredibly well-versed in the “domestic sciences” robert trennert, in his article “educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920,” argues that nationally the education of girls was of great. Robert a trennert, “educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878–1920,” western historical quarterly 13 (july 1982): 286 crossref google scholar 62.
Trennert, robert a educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878- boarding school experience research workshop handouts what came out of the takeovers: women's activism and the indian community school of milwaukee american indian quarterly 27 (2003): 533-4), p533-547. Educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920 top robert a trennert vol 13, no 3, july 1982, pp 271-290 looks at how the education program for native girls in industrial schools failed to attain its goals of assimilating them into american society. Joel l steele, 1876 quoted by robert a trennert educating indian girls and women at non reservation boarding schools 1978-1920 in hurtado and iverson (eds)major problems in american indian history p382.
Amerstudies american studies 00263079 mid-america american studies association object lessons: domesticity and display in native american assimilation jane e simonsen 1 4 2002 75 99 figure 1: f w miller, drawing of an omaha tribal circle, 1885 from alice fletcher, historical sketch of the omaha tribe of indians in nebraska. Women and girls: robert a trennert, educating indian girls at nonreservation boarding schools, 1878-1920, in ellen carol dubois and vicki l ruiz, eds, unequal sisters: a multicultural reader in us women's history (new york.