School News (Vol. 1, No. 1)

School News (Vol. 1, No. 1)
Carlisle Barracks, PA
June 1880

The June edition opened with a short narrative describing a field trip to an iron forge near Pine Grove, followed by a picnic at the Grove with the students, teachers and visiting Chiefs, titled “The Pine Grove Picnic”. The was followed by “An Indian Boys Camp Life,” a short piece describing how a young boy learned to hunt, and an Editorial on the purpose of this paper, to show off Indian writings. The next page or so was short articles on the daily happenings of the school, and small interesting events, such as visitors subscribing to the paper and who is doing well in their trade. Page four included a speech by Chas. Ohetoint, encouraging his fellow students to “follow the white man’s road” because “that way is better for you.” Also on page four was a letter from an apprentice, S.T., about learning how to print papers, and a letter to a teacher about their father visiting.

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