“Kill the Indian, save the man”

 

 

I wonder if the Needville school District has any idea how much they resemble the Indian schools where Native children were forced to conform to standards designed to erase their tribal identity?

Did modern public school dress codes that ban long hair on boys evolve from Indian boarding schools?

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

http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets/a_f/erdrich/boarding/index.htm

http://www.kporterfield.com/aicttw/articles/boardingschool.html

http://members.aol.com/tawodi/carlisle/intro.html

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

http://www.hanksville.org/sand/intellect/gof.html

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

http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/phoenix/

http://oldfort.fortlewis.edu/indian.htm

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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_boarding_school

http://www.oah.org/pubs/magazine/deseg/davis.html

http://native-american-history.suite101.com/article.cfm/carlisle_indian_school

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1tiQB8gt5g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDshQTBh5d4&feature=related at the 2:44 marker, he says “they cut my hair”

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