Retaining Sisseton Sioux and Menominee Students at Carlisle

Retaining Sisseton Sioux and Menominee Students at Carlisle
Date: 
November 7, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt that, at the request of Hampton Institute director General Samuel Armstrong, six Sisseton Sioux children and two Menominee boys from Green Bay, Wisconsin will be retained at Carlisle. Their addition increases the school's population to 158.

Note: The two Menominee students were Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1137