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By Colin G. Calloway

Dartmouth collage started lifestyles as an Indian college, a pretense that has considering the fact that been deserted. nonetheless, the establishment has a distinct, if complex, courting with local american citizens and their heritage. starting with Samson Occom’s position because the first “development officer” of the school, Colin G. Calloway tells the complete, advanced tale of Dartmouth’s ancient and ongoing courting with local american citizens. Calloway recounts the struggles and achievements of Indian attendees and the background of Dartmouth alumni’s involvements with American Indian affairs. He additionally covers more moderen advancements, similar to the mascot controversies, the emergence of an lively local American scholar association, and the partial achievement of a promise deferred. it is a interesting photograph of an elite American establishment and its afflicted dating— now and then compassionate, from time to time conflicted—with Indians and local American tradition.

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