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.