Black Bear, Kent

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Kent Black Bear (Kills the Enemy) Student Information Card

Student information card of Kent Black Bear (Kills the Enemy), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on November 23, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear (seated) and Dana Long Wolf (standing), both holding straw boater hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear (seated) and Dana Long Wolf (standing), both holding straw boater hats. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Kent Black Bear on a horse, c.1883

Portrait of Kent Black Bear in native clothing and feather headdress posed on a horse on the school grounds.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Kent Black Bear Student File

Student file of Kent Black Bear. The file contains a report after leaving. No entrance or departure dates are given. indicating Black Bear was living in Tongue River, Montanna in 1910. 

Note: Other documentation shows that Black Bear was a member of the Sioux nation, arrived at the school...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kent Black Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Kent Black Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on November 23, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kent Black Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 27)
February 12, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "Content," followed by "He Suffered Because He Could Not Speak English," an article about a Kiowa boy who was accused of a crime and could not defend himself. The next article was a treatise on the importance of buying insurance. Page two began with a...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Request to Return Kent Black Bear to His Home
October 30, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Kent Black Bear be sent home due to poor health at the request of his father.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Explanation of Disallowances Made By Treasury Department in Account Settlements
May 5, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a statement from the Second Auditor of the Treasury in settlement of his accounts from the fourth quarter of 1884 to and including the fourth quarter of 1885. Pratt goes through a list of transportation costs that were disallowed due to a portion of the road being...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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