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Dennis (Strikes First) Student Information Card

Student information card of Dennis (Strikes First), a member of the Sioux Nation who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on January 19, 1881 while attending the school.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dennis (Strikes First) Student Information Card

Student information card of Dennis (Strikes First), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on January 19, 1881. Dennis was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cemetery Stock Image

Note: As of July 2021, the remains of Dennis Strikes First have been disinterred and repatriated. Dennis was previously interred in plot C-11.

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Dennis Strikes First, a member of the Sioux Nation.

Four male Sioux students [version 1], c.1879

Four male students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are Joe Taylor, Dennis (Strikes First), Daniel Milk (Warrior), and Nathan (Ear).

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Four male Sioux students [version 2], c.1879

Four male students posed on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are Joe Taylor, Dennis (Strikes First), Daniel Milk (Warrior), and Nathan (Ear).

Format: Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Report on the Death of Dennis (Strikes First)
January 20-25, 1881

Carlisle Indian School physician, C. H. Hepburn, reports on the death of Dennis Strikes First due to Typhoid Pneumonia on January 19, 1881.

Note: In this record the student is identified as Denis.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Send Industrial Articles to Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies
January 21, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that when he spoke to American Horse and other Sioux Chiefs in 1880 as they returned home they were promised a light wagon produced at Carlisle. According to Pratt sending the wagons along with some tinware would be a good method to show the work being done by the...

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