HRPS Program - Community Engagement and Collaborative Archaeology at Stewart Indian School

11/03/2019 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Location: Downtown Library, 301 S. Center Street, Reno

Sarah E. Cowie, Ph. D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, UNR

The Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nevada, established in 1890 as a federally mandated residential school, attempted to remove Native children from approximately 200 tribal communities and assimilate them into mainstream society. A collaborative archaeology project at the school connects two seemingly disparate aspects of removal.