Goals Of Indian Boarding School

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The goals of the Indian Boarding schools are to assimilate Native American tribes to the American way of living (AIRC 1). In order to delay the learning of their native language. In school, students are prohibited to speak their language. Religious teaching is also a goal of the boarding schools. The students are taught the standards of Christianity. The goal is to make the younger population grow up with American culture, instead of their Native American culture. There were many different types of schooling. Some were taught by normal day school, others by on-campus boarding school, and lastly off campus boarding school (AIRC 2). The students try to maintain their culture is based on which type of schooling they were exposed to. If students
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