Chaves, John Menaul

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John Menaul Chaves Student Information Card

Student information card of John Menaul Chaves, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file indicates Chaves was living in Bibo, New Mexico and Paguate, New Mexico in 1913.

Note: In a letter in his student file, Chaves...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 6)
November 1881

The first page talked about the cost of educating an Indian vs the cost of killing one to support the Indian Schools. The article was titled “The Amount it Takes to Kill One Indian Would Establish Many School Like Carlisle and Hampton” by Michael Burns (Apache). The second page has an article...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 9)
February 1883

The first page had a story told to Joshua Given (Kiowa) by his grandparents about a young girl who never touched the ground and one day chased a star into the sky. It also included a letter from Louis Big Horse (Osage) to his father in which he discussed planting fruit. Page two had an article...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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