Boarding Schools

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Learn how education and government policy impacted generations of Indigenous families. Readers will understand the legacy of boarding schools on Indigenous cultures and the resilience of those cultures today. The Racial Justice in America: Indigenous Peoples series explores the issues specific to the Indigenous communities in the United States in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. This series was written by Indigenous historian and public scholar Heather Bruegl, a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and a first-line descendent Stockbridge Munsee. The series was developed to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race, diversity, and inclusion with open eyes and minds.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 371.829/97
Lexile 850L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level U
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781668937921), Paperback (9781668938966), PDF (9781668941652), ePub (9781668940303), Hosted ebook (9781668944356), Kindle (9781668943007)
Copyright 2024
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

Author: Heather Bruegl

Heather Bruegl, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin/Stockbridge-Munsee, is a Madonna University graduate with a Master of Arts in U.S. History. Heather is a public historian and decolonial educator and travels frequently to present on Indigenous American history, including policy and activism. In the Munsee language, Heather’s name is Kiishookunkwe, meaning sunflower in full bloom.

Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs