1. When and how did boarding schools emerge? What was the purpose of federally implemented boarding schools? What did Native families do to resist boarding schools? What are the lasting effects on generations of boarding school survivors?
2. What was the role of the Spanish missions in California? How did Indigenous peoples resist? How are the missions talked about in California public schools, and why might there be problems with the way the subject is taught? How might the subject matter be taught more appropriately?
3. What is the significance of both the 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz and the Wounded Knee Occupation in 1973? Describe both occupations and each of their historical roots. What are the occupations; lasting impacts for modern American Indian people?