Strikes First, Dennis
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...