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The Zuni Agency Boarding School at Black Rock

William A. Dodge

in Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the establishment of the Zuni Boarding School at Black Rock. It argues that while the Zunis learned to appreciate the advantages of Western-style educational system, they held ... More


Spirit Lake Transformed: The Nexus of Schooling, Language, and Trade

Karen V. Hansen

in Encounter on the Great Plains: Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746811
eISBN:
9780199369478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746811.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture

Scandinavian and Yankee settlers brought biases and cultural preferences with them, as well as the privileges of whiteness, as they homesteaded on the reservation. Although these groups sometimes ... More


Romancing Kinship: Indian Education, the Allotment Program, and Zitkala-Ŝa’s American Indian Stories

Mark Rifkin

in When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755455
eISBN:
9780199894888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755455.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 3 argues that the policy of allotment and the Indian boarding school program work together to enact a “romance plot.” Through readings of statements by officials from the Bureau of Indian ... More


“In my mind I Saw my mother”: Virginia Woolf, Zitkala-Ša, and Autobiography

Kristin Czarnecki

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay considers how the self becomes a subject in Virginia Woolf’s memoir, “A Sketch of the Past,” written in 1939, and Dakota Sioux writer Zitkala-Ša’s autobiographical essays, published in the ... More


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