Louis Tewanima

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Louis Tewanima

The caption reads: LOUIS TEWANIMA MARATHON RUNNER

The printed note reads: He is a full - blood Hopi Indian who came to Carlisle five years ago unable to speak English, with long hair and opposed to education. He is now one of the most studious and progressive students in the school. He is considered by experts as America's greatest long-distance runner and will represent the United States in the Olympic Games. 

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 10 (June 1912): 448. 

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SC-Indian 973.0497 R312 v.4