In this Indian Boarding Schools lesson plan students explore the forced acculturation of American Indians through government-run boarding schools through photographs, letters, reports, interviews, and other primary documents from the Library of Congress.
These are actual tiny child handcuffs used by the U. government to restrain captured Native American children and drag them away from their families to send them to the Indian boarding schools. This is sad.
Three Native American boys before and after their admission to Carlisle. It makes me so sad and angry that an un-quantifiable amount of Native American nations' cultures were decimated because of these boarding schools.
This is for the first four books in the Applying Common Core Series: Colonial Times, Constitution, Civil War, and Manifest Destiny. These are practical, read-to-use activities that were created to address all the social studies Common Core standards.
Remember that messed up thing the United States government did to Native Americans starting in the When Native American children were forced into boarding schools so that they could become ‘civilized’?