The School News (Vol. 2, No. 4)

The School News (Vol. 2, No. 4)
Carlisle Barracks, PA
September 1881

The first page is has a small narrative from Nellie Carey (Apache) on her visit to the Navajoes with her white family, She describes the Navajoes as dirty, explaining how they don’t keep their tents clean. There was also a letter from Davis Cheyenne (Cheyenne) to Captain Pratt about his time in Old Bucks. Charles Kihega (Iowa) and Ellis B. Childers (Creek) wrote on the assassination of President James A. Garfield. They both expressed their sorrow over his death and confusion over why someone would shoot the well liked President.

The third page had small vignettes about things students have made; such a harness Julian made that gained popularity after Mrs. Baker of Boston bought it. She charged 1 Cent for people to view it and sent back $3.26 back to Julian. Page four had several smaller pieces, including one from from Cheyenne Harvey about the School Farm and a letter from Mattie Reed (Pueblo).

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