Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File

Student file of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

In school documentation Sarah Mather's name is also spelled Sara Mather. She is also known as Red Road and Cha-ku-lu-tah. Her married name is Sara Tackett (Mrs. Charles Tackett).

Note: Mather appears to have taken or been given the name of school employee Sarah Mather. She married interpreter Charles Tackett and so is also known as Sarah Tackett.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 62, folder 3145
Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File