Native Americans

Native Americans - reservations • Treaties to create...

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5/20/11 Education of Native Americans
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5/20/11 Political Economy Westward migration “Free” lands Treaties “Trust” relationships Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Reorganization Act (1934, John Collier)
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5/20/11 Assimilation vs. Pluralism Should Indians be subjected to Anglo institutions? How should Indians be educated and who should decide? Policy to assimilate Indians into Anglo culture through schooling. Indian culture in conflict with western capitalist culture—conflicting views
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5/20/11 European encroachment Decline in the population of Indians from 1.5 million to about 250,000 by 1895. Loss of lands; pushed onto
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Unformatted text preview: reservations • Treaties to create semi-sovereign tribes. • “Trust” agreements that placed 5/20/11 Ideology • Manifest Destiny • Western civilization • Christianization • Assimilation • Pluralism • Progress • Tribal sovereignty 5/20/11 Policies • Dissolution of tribal lands – Land allotment – Off-reservation boarding school – Turn Indians into “white men.” 5/20/11 Schooling • Off-reservation boarding schools • Day schools • Social education of Indians • Traditional knowledge and industrial education • Progressive education • Bilingual-bicultural education...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course EDU 120 taught by Professor Timar during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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