Tawa Ventewa Student File

Student file of Tawa Ventewa, a member of the Hopi Nation, who entered the school on January 26, 1907 and departed on June 26, 1912. The file contains a student information card, medical/physical records, correspondence, outing evaluations, a returned student survey, an outing record, a financial transaction, and a progress/conduct record. The file indicates Ventawa was living in Holtville, Arizona.

In school documentation Tawa Ventewa is also known as Tay-ay-va and Albert Tawa Ventewa (also spelled Albert Tawaventewa).

Note: A user has submitted information indicating that the student was also known by the name Dawavendewa, and was involved in local conflicts in his village which ultimately caused him to go to Carlisle.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 78, folder 3748
Tawa Ventewa Student File