Donations to our 501(c)3 help support our mission to educate others and help us work toward our goal of building a heritage center and museum near the original school site in Pennsylvania. We want to create a place to honor and give a voice to the thousands of students who attended Carlisle and the many others impacted by the boarding school era. We appreciate your support in helping us build a lasting tribute to these students.

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Donations may also be mailed to:
The Carlisle Indian School Project
PO Box 217,
Conestoga, PA 17516-0217

The official registration and financial information of The Carlisle Indian School Project may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State
by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

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We aim to create a collaborative, sustainable legacy honoring the achievements, struggles, and contributions of the students who attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

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Carlisle by the Numbers

39 years of operation

186 graves of children who died while attending

140+ tribes

Hundreds of boarding schools, both private and government-run, were modeled after Carlisle.

Thousands of Students

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For 150 years, U.S. policy forced Native American children into boarding schools built to eradicate their culture and assimilate them into White society.

The hidden legacy of Indian boarding schools in the United States