Spotted Tail, Pollock
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding three students discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes at the Green Bay, Rosebud, and Pine Ridge Agencies.
Studio portrait of David (Kills Without Wounding), Nathan (Ear), Pollock Spotted Tail, Marshall (Marshall Band Milk), and Hugh (Running Horse), all wearing school uniforms.
A stereoscopic slide of a group of Indian School students.
Student information cards of Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout, Comes from the Scout), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 27, 1887.
The first page began with an untitled poem that opened with the first line “We can never be too careful,” followed by “Which Would You Rather Be a Spider or a Fly? / The White Man Like a Spider,” an account of Mr. Seger’s description of the idiosyncrasies of language translation. It continued on...