Proceedings of the Arapaho Council of Chiefs

Proceedings of the Arapaho Council of Chiefs
Date: 
February 28, 1881

James Patten, a former U.S. Indian Agent, records the Arapaho Council of Chiefs meeting on the occasion of them sending their children to the Carlisle School. Chief Sharp Nose noted that he looked forward to be granted permission to visit his son at Carlisle a sentiment echoed by Chief Little Wolf. White Horse also indicated that he did not wish his son's hair to be cut but rather tied up. Each of the individuals present also gave a peace pipe to be given to individual in Washington D.C. with many noting that they wanted peace.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 21, 1881-#8780