Any Step Back Into the Old Ways is Naturally a Hindrance: Fort Lewis Indian School, 1892-1911
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This presentation focuses on locating and “hearing” the voices of Indigenous students attending Fort Lewis Indian School during the two decades of operation, and how the federal Indian policy of assimilation was manifested in the daily life of children attending the boarding school. With Dr. Majel Boxer, Associate Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies, Fort Lewis College.

Presented by the Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College

Email CSWSMail@fortlewis.edu for Zoom link.
For more information, contact Julie Tapley-Booth, CSWSMail@fortlewis.edu, 970.247.7456.



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