Brenda J. Child



Brenda J. Child is Northrop Professor and Chair of the Department of American Studies
at the University of Minnesota, and former Chair of the Department of American Indian
Studies. She is the author of several books in American Indian history including
Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940 (1998), which won the
North American Indian Prose Award; Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and
the Survival of Community (2012); Indian Subjects: Hemispheric Perspectives on the
History of Indigenous Education (with Brian Klopotek, 2014). Her 2014 book My
Grandfather’s Knocking Sticks: Ojibwe Family Life and Labor on the Reservation won
the American Indian Book Award and the Best Book in Midwestern History Award. She
is a member of
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Boarding School Seasons: Am...

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Chippewa Families: A Social...

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