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Carlisle Indian School,

in Carlisle, Pa., the first federally supported school for Native Americans to be established off a reservation; it was founded in 1879 by Richard Henry PrattPratt, Richard Henry,
1840–1924, American soldier and educator, b. Rushford, N.Y. He served in the Union army during the Civil War and then in the Indian wars in the West, where he became interested in the cultural problems of the Native Americans.
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. Its football team, led by Jim ThorpeThorpe, Jim
(James Francis Thorpe), 1888–1953, American athlete, b. near Prague, Okla. Thorpe was probably the greatest all-round male athlete the United States has ever produced. His mother, a Sac, named him Bright Path.
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 and coached by Glenn WarnerWarner, Glenn Scobey,
1871–1954, American football coach, commonly known as "Pop" Warner, b. Springville, N.Y., grad. Cornell (LL.B., 1894). He excelled as guard (1892–94) on the Cornell football team. As coach (1895–96) of the Univ.
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, brought the school nationwide attention. Pratt, who strenuously opposed the Indian Bureau's efforts to establish schools closer to the reservations, was relieved of his superintendency in 1904. The school was closed in 1918.
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She secured a post at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, overseen by former Army officer Richard Henry Pratt.
It looks at specific educational issues these teaching approaches responded to: what learning opportunities should be given to African American women in the post-slavery decades at Spelman College; how to acculturate the immigrant population of that time, through analysis of Jane AddamsAE leadership at Hull-House; and the role of white and Native cultural resources and teaching approaches in educating indigenous Americans, with discussion of the negative model of assimilationist Carlisle Indian Industrial School in relation to alternative Native teaching practices.
He also was a two-time consensus All-America football player for the modest Carlisle Indian Industrial School, where he shocked the nation in 1911 when he led the team to an 18-15 upset victory over Harvard, then a major power.
Richard Pratt, the warden at Fort Marion, eventually despaired of reforming adult males and obtained federal funding to open the notorious Carlisle Indian Industrial School (18791918) in Pennsylvania.
Pratt said the answer to the "Indian question" was to "kill the Indian, save the man." To do this, Pratt founded the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania in 1879, to train Native American youth in the skills and customs of modern society.
Not long after the Civil War, the Carlisle Indian Industrial School was established at an abandoned Army post in Pennsylvania to provide a largely technical education to young American Indians.
Part 3 focuses on the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. While it includes a macro-biography of Richard Henry Pratt, the most intriguing part is her analysis of the built environment, including her reading of the maps, photographs, and physical layout of the campus and cemetery in order to support her claim that "the design and layout of the campus was an important element in Pratt's pedagogical program" (184).
Acculturation under Duress: The Puerto Rican Experience at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, 1898-1918.
The Moon in Two Windows moves beyond the Kiowa world to brilliantly stage and evoke the people and events surrounding the creation, opening, and legacy of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School (18791918), the United States' flagship Indian boarding school.
After that conflict the post went through a period of change, and in 1879 was transferred to the Department of the Interior to become the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. Its mission was to prepare young American Indian students for life in a growing industrial nation.
The Carlisle Indian Industrial School, founded in 1879 in Pennsylvania by U.S.