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Willie Norkok Student Information Card
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Student information card of Willie Norkok, a member of the Shoshone Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881 and died on May 23, 1892. Norkok was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

In school documentation Willie Norkok is also known as William Norkok and Billy Norkok.


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Ballon Seeks to Increase Number of Students Sent to Carlisle
February 17, 1881

E. Ballon writes to add additional students to the party to be sent to Carlisle. He writes that an interpreter would like to send his son along with another from the Shoshone Nation and had previously received permission from the Indian Agent. In addition, one father will only send his daughter if her brother accompanies her to Carlisle.

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