Luther Standing Bear (Kills Plenty) Student File

Student file of Luther Standing Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on July 6, 1885. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, news clippings, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating he was working as a clerk in a store in Sioux City, Iowa in 1913.

In school documentation Luther Standing Bear is also known as Kills Plenty, Ota Kte, and Sun-ka-wa-kan-otah.


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Agency/Reservation of Origin
Year of Entry
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 37, folder 1810 and box 60, folder 3019
Luther Standing Bear (Kills Plenty) Student File