Sioux Chiefs Protest Deaths of their Children and Ask for Local School

Sioux Chiefs Protest Deaths of their Children and Ask for Local School
Date: 
May 23, 1881

A Council of Sioux Chiefs including Spotted Tail, Two Strike, White Thunder, and Swift Bear from the Rosebud Agency writes to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to protest the deaths of their children at Carlisle and asks for a local school in order to educate their children along with teachers. U.S. Indian Agent John Cook notes that he is agreement with the sentiment expressed and that it is in the best interest of the Agency to comply with the request.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 22, 1881-#9443