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ERIC Number: EJ464732
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1045-6007
"If We Get the Girls, We Get the Race": Missionary Education of Native American Girls.
Devens, Carol
Journal of World History, v3 n2 p219-37 Fall 1992
Discusses the experiences of young American Indian girls in the missionary boarding schools of the nineteenth century. Utilizes the diaries and notes kept by the girls and the missionaries. Explains that the schooling of young girls was an attempt to assimilate an entire people by separating future mothers from their native culture. (DK)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Mission Schools; Missionaries