Virginia Oequa (To turn back) Student File

Student file of Virginia Oequa, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on April 3, 1880 and departed on June 12, 1883. The file includes a student information card, a former student response postcard, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating Oequa was house keeping while living with her husband in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1914.

In school documentation Virginia Oequa is also known as Virginia Stumblingbear, Virigina, Virginia Ouquaquoh, Oe-qua, and To turn back. Her married name is Virginia Sahmaunt (or Virginia Auquo yah Sahmaunt).


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Agency/Reservation of Origin
Year of Entry
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 50, folder 2511
Virginia Oequa (To turn back) Student File