Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 11)

Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 11)
Carlisle Barracks, PA
June 1881

Page one opened with the methods and various uses of ground corn, from sweetening water, to making traveling bread. There was also a letter from Jno D. Miles, and another from Minerva Cheyenne. One article on creating competition between the Arapahoe and Cheyenne. Page two opened with the story of D.L. Payne, who used military force to remove Indians from their land, only to be brought to court for his crimes. Also on this page was a bit from John Ross about how educating Women has helped with civilizing the Cherokees. Cap’t Pratt also addressed all “Friends of Education”, telling them ‘The contact of peoples is the best of all education.’ Through this principle foreign emigrants speedily become American.”

Page three had a list of Home items including the floor being laid in the gymnasium, rain ruining picnics, and the excavating of the new hospital. Page three also had an article discussing what should be done with the remains of William Penn and if they should be removed to the city. Page four had a letter from Mabel Doanme to her brother about her time at Carlisle. William Snake (Ponca) received a letter from his uncles updating him on how their people have been doing since his father was killed by troops.

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