Cheyenne Chief, De Bett

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De Bett Cheyenne Chief Student Information Card
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Student information card of De Bett Cheyenne Chief, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on May 6, 1886.

In school documentation De Bett Cheyenne Chief's name is also spelled Debette Cheyenne Chief and Debett Cheyenne Chief.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
De Bett Cheyenne Chief Student Information Card
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Student information card of De Bett Cheyenne Chief, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on May 6, 1886.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Twenty-four male students upon arrival, 1883

Portrait of twenty-four male students upon arrival. The Cumberland County Historical Society's cataloging identifies them as from the Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Comanche, Pawnee, and Nez Perce nations and that the photo was taken on the date of their arrival, October 22, 1883. Twenty-three male students arrived on that date from those nations.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
De Bett Cheyenne Chief, c.1884

Studio portrait of De Bett Cheyenne Chief.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
De Bett Cheynne Chief and Alexander Yellow Man, c.1884

Studio portrait of De Bett Cheynne Chief (left) and Alexander Yellow Man (right). Yellow Man is wearing a school uniform.

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Request to Return De Bett Cheyenne Chief and Kise Williams
April 15, 1886 - April 18, 1886

Richard Henry Pratt recommends that De Bett Cheyenne Chief, who the school planned to send home due to illness, be send home sooner in response to a request from the agency. Due to Cheyenne Chief's health Pratt recommends sending Kise Williams, whose time at the school has expired, with him while also noting that Williams is the best harness…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration