The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 17)

Carlisle, PA
December 3, 1886
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The first page opened with a poem titled “"Health Alphabet" listing health advice, A-Z followed by a description of horse grooming titled "George Washington's Horse." Page two opened with an article titled "Silver" that admonished Indian students to fight against the theft of land and resources by whites, using education as ammunition. The page also featured numerous short briefs with news from Pine Ridge, Rosebud and Cheyenne agencies.

Page three foretold the coming of cold weather and school preparations for winter, student comings and goings, and hospital visits and injuries. Page four opened with "Puzzle Corner" and the "Enigma," followed by the "Roll of Honor for October," that listed the honor student names for each class. The page concluded with "Master of Woodpile and Tongue," about an enterprising young lad.

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Cumberland County Historical Society