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Carlisle Student Records Location Analysis – Part 3 of 3 – North Dakota through Wyoming

This is the third of 3 articles including the state by state and tribe by tribe analysis of the student locations who attended the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pa.  This groups includes the states of North Dakota through Wyoming.  … Continue reading

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Carlisle Student Records Location Analysis – Part 2 of 3 – Georgia to North Carolina

This is the second of three postings regarding the locations of the tribes of the students attending the Carlisle Indian School.  These records spanned about 30 years, covering about 12,000 students by their count, approximately 7000 of which are covered in … Continue reading

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Carlisle Student Records Location Analysis – Part 1 of 3 – Arizona to Florida

The Carlisle student records are not only quite valuable individually, especially given that the assignment of some surnames occurred at enrollment, but as a group as well. In the National Archive records, three pieces of information are given for each … Continue reading

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The Sioux at Carlisle

The National Archives holds records for almost 7000 students who attended the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pa.  Records for the school indicate that there were a total of 12,000 students, so some records appear to be missing from the online archives. … Continue reading

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Carlisle Indian School Records

Chiracahua Apache Indians After Training at the Carlisle Indian School, 1886 (photograph from the National Archives, ARC identifier 593352, local identifier 111-SC-85688) Carlisle Indian Industrial School (1879–1918) was an Indian boarding school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1879 at Carlisle, … Continue reading

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Chief Big Head, Standing Rock, Dakota Territory

A G.W. Scott cabinet card photograph of Chief Big Head, a Sioux Indian, taken between 1880-1890 in North Dakota. In the records of Indian Chiefs and Visitors to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, we find a listing for Big Headed, … Continue reading

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Charles “Chief” Albert Bender

Charles Albert “Chief” Bender was born on May 5th, 1883 at the White Earth Chippewa Indian Reservation, Brainerd, Minnesota. He was one of 13 children born to Mary Razor (Indian name: Pay shaw de o quay), who was of half … Continue reading

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Sleep Long Time

In the Carlisle Indian School records, we find someone listed as Sleep Long Time, a Chief, listed among the students.  I was interested to see what I could find about this man. The picture below was taken between 1910 and … Continue reading

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Chief American Horse, Sioux

  Chief American Horse (the younger) is one of the Indian Chiefs listed as either a visitor or a student at the Carlisle School. Chief American Horse was Oglala Lakota, born in 1840 in the Black Hills of South Dakota, … Continue reading

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Baptiste Bahylle, Pawnee Chief

The ancestral homeland of the Pawnee is Kansas and Nebraska on the Platte River and the Republican Fork of the Kansas River.  However, one branch of the Pawnee, the Skidis, removed to Indian Territory in 1875.  Their chief was Baptiste … Continue reading

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