Phoenix Indian School

Phoenix Indian School

The Second Half-century

Book - 1996
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Blackwell North Amer
The Phoenix Indian School was a boarding school founded in 1891 with the goal of fostering the assimilation of Native Americans into white society. The school served as a federal educational institution for Native American children from tribes in Arizona and elsewhere in the Southwest.
This book provides a history of the school from 1930 until the graduation of its final class of nineteen students in 1990. Dorothy Parker tells how the Phoenix Indian School not only adapted to policy changes instituted by the federal government but also had to contend with events occurring in the world around it, such as the Great Depression, World War II, and the advent of the "red power" movement.

Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780816516797
0816516790
Branch Call Number: 373.79173 P224p 1996
Characteristics: xi, 96 p. : ill., plans ; 26 cm

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