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3950 E. Bell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States

January 2020

Three Generations of the American Indian Boarding School Experience

January 13 @ 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Paradise Valley High School, 3950 E. Bell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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This event is closed to the public The U.S. federal government’s harsh policy of compulsory Indian education in the form of boarding schools began in 1879 and continued through the Great Depression, with boarding schools on and off Indian Reservations remaining prominent through 1970. Presently, boarding schools are still the main means of K-8 education in rural Indian communities. This presentation will impart the dramatic stories of three individuals: a grandfather, his daughter, and his granddaughter who all attended boarding…

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