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The Heard Museum and the History of Indian School

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Carlisle Indian School student body, March 1892.
Recently I visited the Heard Museum in Phoenix Arizona and saw the exhibit

Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience”

an exhibit that pulls at your heart.
This is a righteous part of American History and the belief that we could decide what is best for others.

I located a NY Times Article, ironnically dated July 5th, 1896, which about the Phoenix Indian School. In reading it you see that “Spin” is not a new invention.

The original Phoenix Indian School Campus is not far from the Heard. The school is no longer functioning and is undergoing renovations and one day I guess it will become a museum.

The photo on the right has me ask the question, when you are forced to be other then who you are, what happens to your creativity?

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Written by Bob Martin

June 3, 2008 at 3:15 pm

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  1. When you are forced to be other than who you are, creativity is stifled. I think it gets locked up and set aside, until it eventually disappears. I think creativity comes from honesty and truth.

    ambera

    June 3, 2008 at 5:48 pm


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