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Native American boarding school stories

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  • Title from table of contents page.
  • Special issue of the Journal of American Indian education; issued as volume 57, number 1, spring 2018.
  • "The special issue was developed in concert with the planning for an exhibit, Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories, planned to open at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, in early 2019"--Page 1.
  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Editors' introduction to the special issue: Native American boarding school stories / K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, and Teresa L. McCarty -- Indian boarding schools, before and after: a personal introduction / K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- Remembering Our Indian School Days: the Boarding School Experience, a landmark exhibit at the Heard Museum / K. Tsianina Lomawaima and Janet Cantley -- School days for me and the museum: commentary on Remembering our Indian School Days, a landmark exhibit at the Heard Museum / Rayna Green -- The boarding school as metaphor / Brenda J. Child -- American Indian boarding schools: What went wrong? What is going right? / Jon Reyhner -- Reconsidering Richard Henry Pratt: cultural genocide and Native liberation in an era of racial oppression / K. Tsianina Lomawaima and Jeffrey Ostler -- Revisiting the Hopi boarding school experience at Sherman Institute and the process of making research meaningful to community / Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert -- Who gets to tell the stories? Carlisle Indian School: imagining a place of memory through descendant voices / Louellyn White -- No more "die bread": how boarding schools impacted Native diet and the resurgence of indigenous food sovereignty / Patty Talahongva -- "Recruited to teach the Indians": an African American genealogy of Navajo Nation boarding schools / Khalil Anthony Johnson Jr. -- Self-determination as a school improvement strategy / Charles M. Roessel
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