Fort Lewis Indian School, 1892 - 1911

Located in Southern Colorado, Fort Lewis Indian School operated from 1892 to 1911. Its purpose was to assimilate indigenous children to… read more

Located in Southern Colorado, Fort Lewis Indian School operated from 1892 to 1911. Its purpose was to assimilate indigenous children to mainstream American society by separating the children from their families. Fort Lewis College Professor Majel Boxer gave the history of the boarding school and described the physical and mental effects it had on its students. This is from the Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series and History Colorado provided the video. close

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  • Majel Boxer Associate Professor Fort Lewis College->Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Eric Carpio Chief Community Museum Officer History Colorado

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Fort Lewis Indian School, 1892 - 1911

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Program ID:
508923-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2021 | 12:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2021 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 10, 2021 | 12:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2021 | 6:37am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2021 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2021 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2021 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3