Download American Indian Education: A History by Jon Reyhner, Jeanne Eder PDF

By Jon Reyhner, Jeanne Eder

Publication through Reyhner, Jon, Jeanne Eder

Show description

Read Online or Download American Indian Education: A History PDF

Best americas books

American Revolution: primary sources

A suite of annotated records when it comes to the yankee Revolution, together with speeches, autobiographical textual content, and proclamations.

Fifty Years in Chains: Or, the Life of an American Slave

Fifty Years in Chains: Or, the lifetime of an American Slave (1859) used to be an abridged and unauthorized reprint of the sooner Slavery within the usa (1836). within the narratives, Ball describes his stories as a slave, together with the uncertainty of slave lifestyles and the ways that the slaves are compelled to undergo inhumane stipulations.

Science, democracy, and the American university : from the Civil War to the Cold War

This publication reinterprets the increase of the traditional and social sciences as resources of political authority in smooth the United States. Andrew Jewett demonstrates the outstanding endurance of a trust that the medical firm carried with it a collection of moral values able to grounding a democratic tradition -- a political functionality generally assigned to faith.

Extra info for American Indian Education: A History

Sample text

Natick was the first praying town, and there Eliot conducted a sort of summer teacher training program for young Indians, who were taught English, Latin, and Greek. Eliot’s teaching method was to deliver lectures, after which student questions were discussed. Eliot’s work was most successful with those Indians who had been debilitated by war and disease. The Puritans insisted that the Indians give up their traditional lifeways, including long hair for men and short hair for women (Layman 1942; Szasz 1988).

12, 49). Early New Mexico and California The first permanent mission in New Mexico was founded in 1598. Over the next three centuries nearly three hundred Franciscans, thirty-eight of whom were killed by Indians, served in the Southwest. The Indians of the Southwest tended to be more agrarian and peaceful than those of the Northeast, but they did not take kindly to domination by the Spanish. When in 1599 Acoma Pueblo resisted a Spanish military expedition’s demands for food, finally by armed resistance, Spanish retribution was drastic.

Primary education of Indians was considered poor, and “precision in penmanship and Latin oratory” were considered the “supreme goals” (Heath 1972, 59). The Northeast After 1611 Jesuits established missions in present-day Maine, New York, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, and Canada, plus one in 20 AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION Louisiana that was reached by traveling down the Mississippi River. A description of a Jesuit Indian seminary is found in the Jesuit Relations of 1637. Students rose in the morning to say their prayers and then went to mass.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 43 votes