The School News (Vol. 2, No. 5)

Carlisle Barracks, PA
October 1881
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The first page has an article on Indian children learning to take care of themselves when their grown, like the white people do. It also had mentions of the benefits of forgetting Indian language. Julia Bent (Cheyenne) also wrote about the Chapel and her interactions Captain Pratt, and Miss Hyde. Page two had an article on the boys attending the School and Michael Burns wrote about the two year anniversary of the school. The third page had a letter from Sophie Rachel to her brother about her want to speak English more often. There were also sentences about random things students have done, such the students playing rings, ropes, and ladder in the gym. The fourth page had a funny story about two girls who went to bed early as to get up early the next morning. When they got up and started getting ready, that it was only 10 o’clock the same night. There was also a letter from Robert W. Stewart (Creek) to Mr. Joshua Ross talking about a field trip to Winchester, Virginia.

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