Anthropology Magazine

Native American Children’s Historic Forced Assimilation
  • Borderlands

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    Native American Children’s Historic Forced Assimilation

    In the 19th and 20th centuries, the United States government used family separation and schools to try to erase Native American children’s traditional cultures and languages. A newly published archive of photographs visually documents some Indigenous peoples’ struggle for survival.

  • Viewpoint

    Native American design

    Native by Design

    Indigenous people in the U.S. are increasingly challenging widespread stereotypes as well as the practice of cultural appropriation.