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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
Terry Sveine If we can learn what not to do, there’s some good to come from it. 1862 Education, Teaching 1862, Learning from the Past, Ways of Commemorating Learning from the Past Oral History
John LaBatte Take the politics out of it and deal with it from a historical aspect 1862 Understanding, Education, Forced Marches, Fort Snelling Education, Genocide, Marches, Anger, Fort Snelling 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
Mary Fellegy I think children of today are lacking history 1862 Ways of Commemorating, Education History, Milford Oral History
Barbara Anderson The more history that’s shared about what happened, the better 1862 Ways of Commemorating, Education History, Savage 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
Michael Childs My mother knew we had to survive in the greater society Growing Up Growing Up, Education, Boarding Schools, Dakota Culture and Values Education, Engineering, Language, Survival, Hunting, Assimilation, Lena Campbell 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
We had to work to do it Growing Up Growing Up, Family, Education Oral History, Education, History, Survival Oral History

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