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By Cathleen D. Cahill

tested in 1824, the U.S. Indian carrier (USIS), referred to now because the Bureau of Indian Affairs, was once the corporation chargeable for conducting U.S. treaty and belief responsibilities to American Indians, however it additionally sought to "civilize" and assimilate them. In Federal Fathers and Mothers, Cathleen Cahill bargains the 1st in-depth social heritage of the business enterprise through the peak of its assimilation efforts within the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. Cahill exhibits how the USIS pursued a method of intimate colonialism, utilizing staff as surrogate mom and dad and version households as a way to shift local american citizens' allegiances from tribal kinship networks to Euro-American familial buildings and, eventually, the U.S. government.

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