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Altered Book: Indians Wild and Cruel

 

Three pages of book are visible and interact. Page 1, left: reproduction of 1881 photograph of five students at the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Boys are dressed in military uniforms; writing on photo indicates how original names have been Anglicized. Also on book shelf: vintage industrial scissors, black braids bound with red cloth that have been cut off.

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