Install Theme

Your web-browser is very outdated, and as such, this website may not display properly. Please consider upgrading to a modern, faster and more secure browser. Click here to do so.


Orphaned transracial international ungrateful insurgent Class Bastard.
Feb 10 '13
"More than 100,000 Native children in the US were enrolled in off-reservation boarding schools. Parents who refused to give up their children were imprisoned and their children were forcibly taken away. The first school was founded in 1879 by Richard Pratt, an army officer, who based the system off a school he developed for a prison in Florida. The schools were funded by Congress and run by churches and missionary societies. Pratt mandated that the children be taken far from their homes at an early age and not returned until they were young adults. In the boarding schools boys were taught menial labor and girls housework. They were forced to convert to Christianity, embrace Western culture, and speak only English. Native languages and traditions were prohibited and severely punished. Children were subjected to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse by the priests and nuns in charge. Torture was used to punish native language use; children were involuntarily sterilized and died of disease, beating, poisoning, hanging, starvation, strangulation, and medical experimentation. By the 1930s most off-reservation boarding schools were closed, but today boarding schools still exist within reservations."
  1. messedupbclarry reblogged this from al-thaqalayn
  2. greyanchornews reblogged this from beemill
  3. rogueficcer reblogged this from koreaunderground
  4. bittersweetaubade reblogged this from rarehistory
  5. echoic-stumbles reblogged this from bakethatlinguist
  6. fiesta-igloo reblogged this from note-a-bear
  7. bakethatlinguist reblogged this from ultralaser
  8. ultralaser reblogged this from note-a-bear
  9. tw-americanhistory reblogged this from koreaunderground
  10. bisabuelo reblogged this from koreaunderground
  11. rarehistory reblogged this from koreaunderground
  12. note-a-bear reblogged this from koreaunderground
  13. koreaunderground reblogged this from lang-gwij
  14. dangerous--dreamer reblogged this from beemill
  15. notyourjennyfromtheblock reblogged this from radicalrebellion
  16. blasianpoetry reblogged this from infinitiplusone
  17. hforhunayn reblogged this from infinitiplusone
  18. infinitiplusone reblogged this from chaiandpoetry
  19. quietontheinside reblogged this from thisisnotindia
  20. lasersandcheetos reblogged this from thisisnotindia
  21. knights-of-summer reblogged this from bespookytogether
  22. primarilyprimate reblogged this from cum-fraiche
  23. cum-fraiche reblogged this from bespookytogether
  24. bespookytogether reblogged this from inkdefense
  25. tingiling reblogged this from thisisnotindia