University of Wisconsin Green Bay

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Readings on Boarding School Experiences of Native Children

  • THE AMERICAN INDIAN READER: EDUCATION. (Indian Historian Press, 1972) pp. 38-50; 68-73; 104-114; et al.
  • AMERICAN INDIANS: ANSWERS TO TODAY'S QUESTIONS, Second Edition by Jack Utter. (University of Oklahoma Press, 2001) Section K, pp. 307-324.
  • AS LONG AS THE RIVERS FLOW by Larry Loyie. (Douglas and McIntyre, 2002) [K-8]
  • AWAY FROM HOME: AMERICAN INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOL EXPERIENCES, 1879-2000 ed. by Margaret L. Archuleta, Brenda J. Child and K. Tsianina Lomawaima. (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2000) [ICL]
  • BOARDING SCHOOL SEASONS: AMERICAN INDIAN FAMILIES, 1900-1940 by Brenda J. Child. (University of Nebraska Press, 1998) [NAL]
  • CHRISTIAN RELIGION AMONG THE STOCKBRIDGE-MUNSEE BAND OF MOHICAN INDIANS by Thelma Putnam, Revised Edition (Muh-he-con-neew Press, 1980) pp. 37-38
  • A CRITICAL REVIEW OF ANN RINALDI’S MY HEART IS ON THE GROUND: THE DIARY OF NANNIE LITTLE ROSE, A SIOUX GIRL, CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL, PENNSYLVANIA, 1880. This review can also be found on OYATE's website www.oyote.orq/books to avoid [ICL]
  • DAUGHTER OF SUQUA by Diane Johnston Hamm. (Albert Whitman & Co., 1997) [K-8]
  • THE DESTRUCTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN FAMILIES ed. By Steven Unger. (Association of American Indian Affairs, 1977), pp. 14-21
  • EDUCATION AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN: THE ROAD TO SELF-DETERMINATION SINCE 1928 by Margaret Connell Szasz (University of New Mexico Press, 1974, 1977) Chapters 2 and 3
  • THE EDUCATION OF LITTLE TREE by Forrest Carter. (University of New Mexico Press 1976) pp. 170-198 [K-8) NOTE: This book has been controversial over the years since its publication. Ask Ruth for Full Circle's file on Forrest/Asa Carter and the controversy surrounding this book.
  • HISTORY AND BACKGROUND OF INDIAN EDUCATION ed. by Vine De!oria, Jr. (Navajo Community College and American Indian Resource Associates, 1974) pp. 33-53
  • HOME TO MEDICI NE MOUNTAIN by Chiori Santiago (Children's Book Press 1998) [K-8]
  • INDIAN SCHOOL DAYS by Basil Johnston (University of Oklahoma Press, 1988) [NAL]
  • "Kill The Indian and Save the Man!’ Charles Eastman Surveys His Past" by Jennifer Bess (in WICAZO SA REVIEW, Spring 2000) pp. 7-28
  • LAKOTA WOMAN by Mary Crow Dog (Harper, 1990) Chap. 3 [NAL]
  • LEARNING TO WRITE "INDIAN": THE BOARDING SCHOOL EXPERIENCE AND AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE by Amelia V. Katanski (University of Oklahoma Press, 2005). [ICL]
  • THE MIDDLE FIVE: INDIAN SCHOOLBOYS OF THE OMAHA TRIBE by Francis LaFlesche. (University of Wisconsin Press, 1963) [K-8]
  • MY NAME IS SEEPEETZA by Shirley Sterling. (Douglas & McIntyre, 1992) [K-8]
  • NATIVE AMERICAS: HEMISPHERIC JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS ISSUES, Special Issue, Winter 2000. “Education: The Nightmare and the Dream/Indian Boarding Schools: Past and Present" [ICL]
  • NO PAROLE TODAY by Laura Tohe. (West End Press, 1999) [NAL]
  • SCHOOL DAYS: AN EXHIBITION ON THE HISTORY OF INDIAN EDUCATION. Woodland Indian Cultural Centre, 1984) pp. 5-14; 18
  • SHOOTING BACK FROM THE RESERVATION: A PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEW OF LIFE BY NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH YOUTH selected by Jim Hubbard. (W.W.Norton, 1994). See Forword by Dennis Banks [ICL]
  • THE SCHOOLING OF NATIVE AMERICA ed. by Thomas Thompson. (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and The Teacher Corps, 1978). Photos on several pages (see p. 191 for photo credits)
  • THEY CALLED IT PRAIRIE LIGHT: THE STORY Of CHILOCCO INDIAN SCHOOL by T. Tsianina Lomawaima. (University of Nebraska Press, 1994) [ICL]
  • "To Educate the Indian” by Elizabeth Edwards in TRAVERSE, January 2002, pp. 40-45
  • WHILE THE LOCUST SLEPT: A MEMOIR by Peter Razor. (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001) [NAL]
  • These materials are in Dorothy's and Ruth's personal collections of Native American books. Call to make a research appointment.
  • These materials are in FULL CIRCLE collections, with codes:
    • ICL = Intercultural Learning; K-8 = Literature for Children Grades K-8
    • NAL = Literature for Adults and High School Students
  • Prepared by Ruth A. Gudinas of FULL CIRCLE
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