Which Tribe?

| June 30, 2007

This post is in response to an email question I received about Charles George Shunatona. An article was published online by Tim Giago about The Great Horse of the Pawnee Nation, which describes a legend passed down to Shunatona by his great-grandfather. The person writing to me was apparently confused by the fact that the [...]

The Pawnee Indian School

| January 29, 2007

The Pawnee Indian School in Pawnee, Oklahoma, was one of many federally funded boarding schools built around the turn of the century for the purpose of assimilating Indian youth into white American culture. Since native children were considered too “slow” for advanced education, the boarding schools were actually institutions of vocational training, run by military [...]

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