Context for Carlisle: Whiteness and Native Assimilation 1880-1900

Written November 7, 2015 Β  It was the end of the Indian Wars. The buffalo were dead and the Indians were starving on their reservations[1]. The rations handed out on reservations by the federal government looked fiscally unsustainable. β€œAfter the conquest,” says historian Patricia Limerick, β€œIndians were a population in trouble, with massive unemployment and … Continue reading Context for Carlisle: Whiteness and Native Assimilation 1880-1900