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Ruth (Looking Woman) Student File
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Student file of Ruth, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882. The file contains a student information card.

In school documentation Ruth is also known as Looking Woman, We-ah-ke-tah, and Ruth Big Head.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Ruth (Looking Woman) Student Information Card
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Student information card of Ruth (Looking Woman) (identified here as Ruth Big Head), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 19, 1882.

Note: This student is identified in other school documentation as Ruth (Looking Woman). She was the daughter of Big Head. 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Maggie Hickman Student File
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Student file of Maggie Hickman, a member of the Assiniboine Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on July 5, 1893. The file contains student information cards, a report after leaving, a returned student survey, and correspondence indicating that she had adopted a baby girl and was living in Poplar, Montana in 1913.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Maggie Hickman Student Information Card
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Student information card of Maggie Hickman, a member of the Assiniboine Nation, who entered the school on April 15, 1890 and departed on July 5, 1893. The file indicates Hickman was married and living in Poplar, Montana in 1913.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Six Sioux chiefs with five other men [version 1], 1880

Portrait of six Sioux chiefs posed with four other men on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. The man at the far left leaning on the railing is probably Richard Henry Pratt. The chiefs are Red Shirt, Thunder Hawk, Big Head (or Big Headed), John Grass, Two Bear (or Two Bears), and Charger. One of the four other men is Louis Primeau…

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Six Sioux chiefs with five other men [version 2], 1880

Portrait of six Sioux chiefs posed with four other men on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. The man at the far left leaning on the railing is probably Richard Henry Pratt. The chiefs are Red Shirt, Thunder Hawk, Big Head (or Big Headed), John Grass, Two Bear (or Two Bears), and Charger. One of the four other men is Louis Primeau…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Cheyenne Indian Chiefs Favor Education

The caption reads: CHEYENNE INDIAN CHIEFS FAVOR EDUCATION - LONE ELK, TALL BULL, BIG HEAD AND LITTLE SUN, WITH CHEYENNES ATTENDING CARLISLE

The image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 4 (December 1911): 163.

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Photograph, Reproduction
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections