A History of the American Indian Boarding Schools
History of the American Indian Boarding Schools
A History of the American Indian Boarding Schools | Sept. 26 at 7:00PM | Olathe Indian Creek Library | Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau lecture featuring Erik Anderson, professor of history at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence.
Renewed calls for investigations into the abuses of American Indian children have brought new scrutiny to the boarding school system. This talk will examine the thinking behind the creation of federal schools for youth including Haskell Indian Nations University, originally known as the United States Indian Industrial Training School, and how this system affected Native communities in the short and long term. The American Indian story is one of cultural survival, but what are the next steps forView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Sep 26, 2022 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Mon)
16100 W 135th St, Olathe, KS 66062