Portrait of Agnes (White Cow) and Ernest (Knocks Off) posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds.
Note: As of July 2021, the remains of Ernest (Knocks Off) have been disinterred and repatriated. Ernest was previously interred in plot C-12.
Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Ernest (Knocks Off), a member of the Sioux Nation.
Note: The modern...
Student information card of Ernest (Knocks Off), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and died on December 14, 1880. Ernest was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.
Studio portrait of Ernest (Knocks Off) wearing a school uniform.
Studio portrait of Ernest (Knocks Off) wearing school uniform.
Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-017a and CS-CH-019.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Chief White Thunder's son, Ernest, is very sick and may die. Pratt believes that it's "entirely his fault" and that he "wants to die."
Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which...
Physician Charles H. Hepburn provides a report on the deaths of two Rosebud Sioux students: Maud and Ernest. Maud died of multiple lung issues on December 13, 1880 with Ernest dying of diphtheria on December 14, 1880. Richard Henry Pratt forwards Hepburn's report to the Commissioner of Indian...