The School News (Vol. 3, No. 1)

The School News (Vol. 3, No. 1)
Carlisle Barracks, PA
June 1882

On the first page Justine A. LaFromboise describes her trip to Carlisle, explaining how her father convinced her to go get an education. The story continues onto page four. On page two Ellis B. Childers (Creek) explained that he will be the editor while Charles Kihega (Iowa) visits home. C. Kihega examine the misconceptions between whites and Indians have about each other. Mr. Teller, Secretary of the Interior, visited and told students who wanted to return home that they hadn’t learned enough yet to go home. On Page three the return of the Sioux children to their home were discussed. Only six students, Maggie Stands Looking, Luther Standing Bear, Edgar G. Squirrel, Robert, Clarence, and Frank Twist remained. Mattie Reed (Pueblo) wrote to his teacher, who had had a stiff neck the day before, telling of his day. On page four the story from the first page continued. She describes meeting Chienese people for the first time, traveling through Pittsburg, and seeing other Indian children. Jock Bull Bear wrote a letter to his friend thanking him for helping to make Bull Bear a good Christian.

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