Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 7)

Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 7)
Carlisle, PA
February 1882

Page one had a letter to Capt. Richard H. Pratt on the methods followed in schools by Principal C. M. Semple. It also had an article titled “Indian Idiosyncrasies” about how Indians seem to have a better sense of direction than white people. Page two has the continuation of the previous article from page one, as well as “Wisconsin and it’s Indians”, which is about the two Indian Agencies in Wisconsin, Green Bay, and La Pointe.

Page three had “The Results”, which detailed the monthly review of the Carlisle Training School. There was also a short note on the death of A.B. Meacham, editor of the Council Fire, as well as two Cheyenne children, Louise and Matavito. Louise died from scrofula while Matavito had the first case of typhoid fever. Page four opened with “Cooking Lessons for our Girls” which talked about Miss Julia Corson who visited to teach a course to the School Girls. There was also a letter from a boy named “Alfred” asking to come live among white people form two years to learn farming and English.

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