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  • Dehumanization Of Boarding Schools

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    “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.” That was the motto of government established boarding schools for Native Americans on the western frontier. These schools were a cruel and dehumanizing attempt at assimilating native culture with that of the European white man. By enrolling Native American children in these schools, they were susceptible to new diseases brought from Europe, such as tuberculosis and the flu, which the natives had never encountered and resulted fatal. Little Indian boys who

  • The Goal Of The Indian Boarding Schools

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    The Indian boarding schools had many goals; however, the primary goal was to completely obliterate the culture of indigenous people. This process was done through small goals. The Indians didn’t have many options. The only options that they were given were either to be killed or to assimilate into white civilization through Indian boarding schools. Richard Pratt, a former military man is a prime example of implementing Indian boarding schools. Indian children were taking from their home reservations

  • The Purpose Of Indian Boarding Schools

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    Topic 1) What was the intended purpose of Indian boarding schools? According to the Wikipedia page, Native American boarding schools, “ they were established in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to educate and [simulate] Native American children and youths according to European standards”. So, the intended purpose of the Indian boarding schools was to educate and assimilate the children with the idea of the “living the American way”. The reformers wanted the children

  • My Experience In Boarding School

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    My name boomed over the intercom and the April sunshine did not warm me as I uneasily made my way to the front office. I had been enrolled in boarding school for eight months when I was told there was a new girl coming and was asked to help her through the first few frightening weeks. Being a “big sister” involved teaching her about what living at boarding school was like, along with just being her friend. This was an honor and immense responsibility, making me not only excited, but anxious as well

  • Graduation Speech : Indian Boarding School

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    Arizona, attend the boarding school in Riverside California accompanied by their Village Chief Tawaquaptewa and other Hopi leaders. Here, Hopis excelled in the school academics, vocational training, music and art by methods in which the federal government used in an effort try to assimilate Hopis to white society. Indian boarding schools began in 1869 with the establishment of the first boarding school by the Bureau of Indian affairs in Yajuma in Washington. The purpose of these boarding schools was to

  • A Short Story : A Boarding House?

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    wondering if you had a room available.” “Sorry, it’s full. Try a boarding house.” “Alright, thanks,” Charlie said, already heading out. Charlie started to walk around, trying to find a cheap boarding house. “Boarding house! He stayed at a boarding house! I remember now!” Charlie exclaimed. He started to dart around everywhere, thinking where Billy might have stayed. Then he saw it. Not so far away, a boarding house with a notice that read “BED AND BREAKFAST” with the green curtains

  • Benefits of Attending Boarding School for the Arts

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    anyone would even begin to want to leave home for something like high school. Why would you leave your home, your friends, your family? It is indeed a good question, one which I will answer in this essay. The most important reason I want to go to boarding school is for the arts. Don’t get me wrong; I love my school. It is an arts magnet school, of course, and does have a partial emphasis on them, but I want to go somewhere where the whole school is focused on what I love to do most: perform. At GCHS

  • Short Story Of Greenvale Girls Boarding School

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    “Come on Ava!” yelled an excited Sophia from downstairs. I dragged my suitcase out of my room. It was half way through the year and our mother had decided to ship us off to a boarding school for girls. “Ava!!!!” Sophia was an incredibly adventurous person. I on the other hand would like a nice relaxing day reading a book and leaving the adventures to the characters in my stories. As I reached the bottom of the staircase the doorbell rang and broke my train of thought. “I’ve got it!!” Sophia said

  • Descriptive Essay About Going To The Beach

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    often, I would get super excited and couldn’t wait. My best memories of going to the beach are flying kites, finding shells, and boogie boarding. My favorite one of these to do was to boogie board. Ever since my first time, I’ve always loved it. It just adds even more thrill to the beach experience which is already great. My first memory of boogie boarding, was going to a beach in Santa Cruz with my family. I don’t remember exactly how old I was when it happened but I definitely remember this

  • Boarding School Vs Boarding Schools

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    Indian Industrial School kept native children, stripped them of their culture and made them into what they feel is the average white person. Yes some kids loved the school and benefits from the school, while other did not. Almost a century later, a boarding school opened on the other side of the country for foster youth. San Pasqual Academy opened in 2001, and has been the home for many foster youth over the years. SPA and CIIS have many things in common and many things that are different. The end goal