CHEMAWA. At 112 years the oldest continuously operating boarding school in the United States. IDEA FOR SCHOOLS. "In 1875, Captain Richard Pratt escorted 72 Indian warriors suspected of murdering white settlers to Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida.
Beginning of the 21st century, Chemawa was the only boarding school that remained in Oregon
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