Tag Archives: Holy Childhood

“Native American culture feels effects of boarding schools decades after system closed”

Here, from the Grand Traverse Record-Eagle.

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Michigan Public Radio on Anishinaabemowin and the Boarding Schools

Here. Deleta Gasco Smith works for the Little Traverse Bay Band. She attended Holy Childhood for three years of elementary school. “When we were in the school we were actually completely forbidden to speak the language, and if we were … Continue reading

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Holy Childhood Oral Histories

Here and here are two audio links from recent interviews with survivors of the Holy Childhood boarding school in Harbor Springs, Michigan. From Interlochen Public Radio: Keeping the history of Holy Childhood Linda Stephan HARBOR SPRINGS 2007-09-28   A Michigan … Continue reading

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