During the late 19th and 20th centuries the federal government required Native American children to attend boarding schools. This film, from the victims' own voices, details their experience.
Beginning with the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania (1879), the goal was assimilation. The motto was, "Kill the Indian to save the man." There were 519 schools in the U.S. and 126 in Canada.
Please note that the September meeting will be on the 19th at 6:00 p.m.
Thu. August 15th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Oberlin Public Library
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