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Tom Torlino: Before and After His Experience at the Carlisle Industrial School
Project Description:
You will be working on an essay project where you will take on the role of an historian. Just as historians do, you will examine different resources and figure out what you believe is the/a "truth" of the impact of residential and day boarding schools on Native children who attended them from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

Essay Task: (This task is subject to change/revision)
  • Why did Native American Boarding Schools Begin?
  • Evaluate whether or not Native American Boarding Schools were a success or failure.


Resources:


Part A: Why did the Boarding Schools Begin?

1. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16516865

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4. http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/immigration/native_american_map.html



Part B: What were the goals of the Schools?

1. http://content.lib.washington.edu/aipnw/indianschoolsinoregon.html

2. http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/4929

3. http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/erdrich/boarding/gallery.htm


Part C: Photographs

What do photographs from this time reveal about events at the boarding schools?

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/erdrich/boarding/gallery.htm


What do the photographs show us about the differences between Native and US cultures?

1. http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/01/indian/appear.html

2. http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/01/indian/dwelling.html

3. http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/01/indian/daily.html


Part D: What were the experiences of Students?












http://home.epix.net/~landis/tally.html

http://content.lib.washington.edu/aipnw/nara.html

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/37

http://clarke.cmich.edu/indian/treatyeducation.htm#int

http://www.twofrog.com/hodgson.html

http://brownvboard.org/brwnqurt/04-3/04-3a.htm