Native American Schooling in America
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French Jesuit mission school opened
Harvard, The College of William and Mary, and Dartmouth form and push Christian ideals on Indians
John Calhoun encouraged teachers to "civilize" Indians in schools
The Carlisle Indian School formed and federally mandated manual labor schooling for Native Americans.
Schools continue to force Indians from their homes, expose them to foreign environments, and purposely make them contract illnesses.
More Indians are in public schools than boarding schools.
The Meriam Report slams boarding schools and suggests a change in the government policy.
Boarding schools end and Indians are given the right to their own practices in religion and government.
The National Indian Education Association forms.
Navajo Community College forms.
The National Study of American Indian Education gives Indians more control over their children's education.
Effort is made to preserve Native American homelands, governments, cultures, economies, and social structures.
Natives still have a higher rate of drug, alcohol, motor accidents, and suicide than the national average due to an ingrained white supremacy in society.
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