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Partial List of American Indian Boarding Manuscripts


Adams, David Wallace. Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875 - 1928. Lawrence, Kan: Univ. Press of Kansas, 1995.

Archuleta, Margaret, Brenda J. Child, and K. Tsianina Lomawaima, eds. Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000. 2nd paperbound print. with revisions. Phoenix, Ariz. : Santa Fe: Heard Museum ; Distributed by Museum of New Mexico Press, 2004.

Bloom, John. To Show What an Indian Can Do: Sports at Native American Boarding Schools. Sport and Culture Series, v. 2. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Child, Brenda J. Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940. Bison Books. Lincoln, Neb.: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2000.

Coleman, Michael C. American Indian Children at School, 1850-1930. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1993.

Collier, Brian S. “A Long Way From Home: Catholic Indian Education in Santa Fe and St. Catherine Indian School,” Manuscript in Preparation.

Collier, Brian S. “St. Catherine Indian School, Santa Fe, 1887-2006: Catholic Indian Education in New Mexico.” Thesis Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2006.

Eagle, Adam Fortunate, and Laurence M. Hauptman. Pipestone: My Life in an Indian Boarding School. First Edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.

Fear-Segal, Jacqueline. White Man’s Club: Schools, Race, and the Struggle of Indian Acculturation. Indigenous Education. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Gram, John R. Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico’s Indian Boarding Schools, 2016.

Krupat, Arnold. Changed Forever: American Indian Boarding School Literature. Volume I. SUNY Series, Native Traces. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2018.

Lajimodiere, Denise K. Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgivable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors. 1st edition. Contemporary Voice of Indigenous Peoples 2. Fargo, ND: North Dakota State University Press, 2019.

Lomawaima, Kimberly Tsianina. They Called It Prairie Light: The Story of Chilocco Indian School. 1 Blison Books print, 1995.

Prucha, Francis Paul. The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians. Abridged ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.

Sakiestewa Gilbert, Matthew. Education beyond the Mesas: Hopi Students at Sherman Institute, 1902-1929. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1dfnrpp.

Stout, Mary. Native American Boarding Schools. Landmarks of the American Mosaic. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2012.

Szasz, Margaret. Education and the American Indian: The Road to Self-Determination since 1928. 3rd ed., rev.Enl. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1999.

Trafzer, Clifford E., Jean A. Keller, and Lorene Sisquoc, eds. Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences. Indigenous Education. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Trafzer, Clifford E., Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, and Lorene Sisquoc, eds. The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue: Voices and Images from Sherman Institute. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2012.

Trennert, Robert A. The Phoenix Indian School: Forced Assimilation in Arizona, 1891-1935. 1st ed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988.

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