This benevolent experiment : Indigenous boarding schools, genocide, and redress in Canada and the United States /

At the end of the nineteenth century, Indigenous boarding schools were touted as the means for solving the 'Indian problem' in both the United States and Canada. With the goal of permanently transforming Indigenous young people into Europeanized colonial subjects, the schools were ultimate...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Woolford, Andrew John, 1971- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Series:Indigenous education.
Table of Contents:
  • Settler Colonial Genocide in North America
  • Framing the Indian as a Problem
  • Schools, Staff, Parents, Communities, and Students
  • Discipline and Desire as Assimilative Techniques
  • Knowledge and Violence as Assimilative Techniques
  • Local Actors and Assimilation
  • Aftermaths and Redress.