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Narrator Theme Topics Keywords Type
Byron White The lessons that they told almost made you ashamed to be Indian Growing Up Growing Up, Dakota in White Systems, Education School, Savage, History Oral History
LaVonne Swenson We always talk about our teacher and memories of the school and the games we played. Growing Up Growing Up, Education, Dakota in White Systems School Oral History
Carrie Schommer There were about five of us that started school in Granite Falls with not a word of English Education Dakota in White Systems Kindergarten, School Oral History
Joan Pendleton They would never talk in front of us kids in our Dakota language Growing Up Growing Up, Language, Spirituality Hoop Dance, Christianity, Dakota Language, School Oral History
Lillian Wilson It was like two different worlds, going to school, then coming back and being with all our little friends. Growing Up Growing Up, Education, Dakota in White Systems, Ceremonies, Spirits School Oral History
Dr. Elden Lawrence If I don’t break down some barriers, if I don’t tread some new paths... Growing Up Growing Up, Dakota in White Systems, Education, Spirituality, Military, Dakota Language History, Prejudice, School, Military, Christianity, Ancestors, Language Oral History
Judith Anywaush They tried to keep me in school. Growing Up Growing Up, Education, Poverty, Dakota Language Education, Poverty, Projects, Language, School Oral History
Dr. Elden Lawrence You don’t give up. Education Education School Oral History
Joan Pendleton We just didn’t like it there Growing Up Education, Boarding Schools, Jobs Flandreau, Boarding School, School Oral History
Dallas Ross They don’t see colors in people; they just see people in people Education Dakota in White Systems, Education, Racism Discrimination, School Oral History
Pamela Halverson Those grandmas, they were real no-nonsense. Growing Up Growing Up, Boarding School, Education, Dakota Culture and Values, Discrimination Boarding School, School Oral History
Leslie Smoke There was something more to it Growing Up Growing Up, Boarding School, Dakota Culture and Values School, Culture, Work Oral History
Elsie Noel We had signs on every door that said "Speak English" Growing Up Growing Up, Family, Boarding School, Dakota Culture and Values School, Mounties, Language, Medicine Oral History
Ed LaBelle The child believed, "who died?" Growing Up Growing Up Dakota, Dakota Culture and Values, Dakota Language, Boarding School, Christianity, Jobs Language, School, Spirituality, Christianity Oral History
Myron Taylor These people, those people, our relatives, were fighting for the same thing. 1862 Perspectives on 1862, Aftermath of 1862, Family in 1862, Ways of Commemorating Discrimination, Education, School, Land, History, Christianity, Family, Mankato Hanging Oral History

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