Good Discipline, Bad Medicine: Race, Power and Punishment at the Carlisle Indian School and Canton Asylum

Sarah Whitt
Sarah Whitt

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Sarah Whitt is a Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation, “False Promises: Race, Power, and the Chimera of Indian Assimilation, 1879-1934,” analyzes how ideas about indigenous health, morality, and “progress” were linked in discourse, policy and practice at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians. 

Sarah Whitt is a Candidate for a Faculty Position in Native American Studies.

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