How did the dominate culture assimilate Native Americans?
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How did the dominate culture assimilate Native Americans?
"Kill the Indian, Save the Man." - Captain Richard H. Pratt
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Carlisle Indian Industrial School History

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Carlisle Indian Industrial School. Student body assembled on the Carlisle Indian School Grounds.

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A Brief History of U.S. Laws Applied to American Indians

During the time when American citizens wanted Native Americans to assimilate into their culture, Native Americans also had to abide by certain laws that did not apply to American citizens. 

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Tom Torlino, Navajo

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This is a before and after picture of Tom Torlino. Once a member of the Navajo tribe, he attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School made to assimilate Native Americans into American society. At this school Native Americans were taught to leave their tribals lives behind to create lives in mainstream society. 

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Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968

Not until 1968 did the Native Americans even come close to having equal rights as white american citizens. 

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John Ross and the Cherokee Resistance Campaign, 1833-1828

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