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ERIC Number: EJ543433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8731
"A Nucleus of Civilization": American Indian Families at Hampton Institute in the Late Nineteenth Century.
Buffalohead, W. Roger; Molin, Paulette Fairbanks
Journal of American Indian Education, v35 n3 p59-94 Spr 1996
From 1882-91, the American Indian program at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Virginia) included the training of young married couples, aimed at assimilation of the family unit and transformation of Indian family life. Describes the 23 families (mostly Lakota and Omaha) that participated, arrangement of marriages, student recruitment, house construction and ownership, and educational strategies. Contains 35 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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