Tag: boarding school

Rector Responds to the Catholic Boarding School Proposal, 1862

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , October 16th, 2020


In 1862 the Catholic Church of the United States made a proposal to open boarding schools to serve all of the Indian reservations primarily served by their own…


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Agent McClane struggles with Native Culture, Grand Ronde 1886

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 25th, 2019


  Into the last decades of the 19th century the Indian agents at Grand Ronde struggled with many aspects of assimilating the tribes to American culture. In fact,…


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Enforced Assimilation in Tribal Correspondence about the Grand Ronde Boarding School

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , August 24th, 2019


The natives at the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation underwent extreme hardships. Most of the early years they starved from lack of good effective administration by the federal employees…


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