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328 N McLane Rd
Payson, AZ 85541 United States
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May 2017
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Boarded Up: Social and Historical Interpretations of the American Indian Boarding School Era

May 15, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Payson Public Library, 328 N McLane Rd
Payson, AZ 85541 United States
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Parsons Yazzie, Evangeline

This presentation will impart a social interpretation of how life among Indian Nations began to change due to the plight American Indian people were forced into in the name of education.  American Indians are the only ethnic group in the U.S. who were subjected to forced education by the federal government for generations.  Children were taken by force, placed in a boarding school, kept there for several years, and were not allowed to speak their language or practice their culture.…

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