Student file of Nikefer Shoushick, a member of the Alaskan (Aleut) Nation, who entered the school on July 11, 1901 and departed on June 30, 1904. The file contains student information cards, letters/correspondence, a newspaper clipping, a returned student survey, an application for enrollment, a report after leaving, and a trade/position card.…
Portrait of student Nikefer Shoushick.
Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Nekifer Shouchuk, Charles Lamar, Mary A. Yarnall), employees who have left the school (Alexander J. Pope, James R. Wheelock, and Edith S. Prince), and those who have changed positions (Goliath Bigjim). The reports include the position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for…
William A. Mercer corrects the name of Nekifer Shouchuk and Ed. A. Lau on the Office of Indian Affairs approval of changes in school employees at the Carlisle Indian School.
Nikifer Shoushick submits his resignation as an assistant cook at the Carlisle Indian School. J. R. Wise forwards the resignation and notes that he has no recommendation for a replacement.
Major William Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Nekifer Shouchuk and Ed. A. Lau) and those who have changed positions (C. M. Stauffer). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure. Shouchuk and Lau's resignation letters are attached.
William A. Mercer requests authority to enroll Nekifer Shouchuk at the Carlisle Indian School in order for him to learn the baker's trade.
Charles M. Sorrell submits his resignation as assistant cook at the Carlisle Indian School. William A. Mercer forwards the resignation to the Office of Indian Affairs and informs the Office that he plans on nominating Nekifer Shouchuk.
Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employees (Sarah E. Harry and Nekifer Shouchuk) and those who have left the school (Charles Sorrell). The report includes position title, salary, date of departure, and reason for departure.
Carlisle Indian School Superintendent W. A. Mercer requests to lower the salary of baker Nikefer Shoushick (here Nekifer Shouchuck) from $600 to $480 per year. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Frank Pierce grants Mercer authority to do so.