[EBOOK] Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians

Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians

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ISBN Code : 9780803280984
Book Author : Carla Joinson
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Total Pages : 507

Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians Book Detail/ Review :

Begun as a pork-barrel project by the federal government in the early 1900s, the Canton Asylum for Insane�Indians quickly became a dumping ground for inconvenient Indians. The federal institution in Canton, South Dakota, deprived many Native patients of their freedom without genuine cause, often requiring only the signature of a reservation agent. Only nine Native patients