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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External Groups & Institutions
Repository
National Archives and Records Administration
Location
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1137
Retaining Sisseton Sioux and Menominee Students at Carlisle