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Impact of boarding schools on American Indian culture
March 29, 2011

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Personal and family stories about the impact of federal boarding schools on the history and culture of American Indians in the Northwest will be the focus of a free public symposium 7-9 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, March 30-31, Administration Building 110, Washington State University Vancouver.



Keynote speaker

Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families 1900 -1940

Brenda J. Child, head of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota and an enrolled member of the Red Lake Ojibwe, will give the keynote address on March 30. Child is an internationally known … » More …