Carlisle Indian School

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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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Caption: The Pratt's Quarters Carlisle Indian School housed 100,000 children between 1879 and 1918
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In The Art of Americanization at the Carlisle Indian School, art historian Hayes Peter Mauro analyzes "before and after" photographs that Pratt commissioned to prove how well his educational techniques worked.
"Wisconsin's Carlisle Indian School Immortals" is another entry into the history of these athletes and how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner helped six Native American play their way into the College Football Hall of Fame, introducing new tactics and playstyles that were never seen before by the traditionally mostly white players.