First Nations - USA · North American Aboriginals · North American History

Forced Assimilation – “Kill the Indian, Save the Man”

“‘Kill the Indian: Save the man’: Inside the school where Native American children were forced to forget their traditions, dress and even their names to make them ‘good Americans'”

There are many parallels between the European treatment of the North American natives and the English treatment of the Scots (who they also felt were savages who needed saving) after the rebellion of Prince Charlie.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4540736/The-19th-C-school-assimilated-Native-Americans.html

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