Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences
Archuleta, Margaret L., Brenda J. Child, and K. Tsianina Lomawaima. (2000) 
Phoenix: The Heard Museum. (NF – YA)

  • Paperback: 144 pages

  • Publisher: Heard Museum; 2nd edition (November 2000)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 0934351627

  • ISBN-13: 978-0934351621

  • Here's the blurb:
    The institutional life of boarding school is a common thread running through American Indian history-a history that will not be forgotten. Here are stories of the strategies of human survival-resistance, accommodation, faith in oneself and one's heritage, the ability to learn from hard times and to create something beautiful and meaningful from scraps and fragments. Accompanies a permanent exhibition at The Heard Museum (Phoenix, Arizona).

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