Student file of Dot Day (Ki-a-me), a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on October 3, 1886 and departed on July 21, 1892. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating Day was a housewife living in Seama, New Mexico in 1910.
Student information card of Dot Day, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on October 3, 1886 and departed on July 21, 1892.
Note: Although this card shows an entry date of November 3, this is an error, with other sources all showing the day of arrival on October 3.
The first page opened with a poem, “Grasp the Nettle,” followed by a reprinted letter to Superintendent Pratt from Conrad Roubideaux (Sioux) titled “Conrad Didn’t Give Up the Ship,” in which he described the hardships of finding work on the reservation. Page two included news that Pratt was out West soliciting signatures for the Severalty Bill…
Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes due to various reasons along with various escorts.