|NARA: Black Lodge.|
|1881 U.S. Census, Indian Division, Cheyenne Tribe.
Buffalo Meat/Hoi-e-wo-tah. Florida Prisoner, male, 34, Agency employee.
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| The Indian Chiefs.
The chiefs from the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, presented a
fine appearance as they sat upon the rostrum last Wednesday evening.
They listened with interest to the band and choir and to Mr. Standing's
address of welcome. When Major Pratt spoke of their presence with
us and his pleasure at having them here, he said they were men he knew
31 years ago at a time when some of the tribes were not friendly, and it
was interesting if not dangerous to be among them. Mr. Standing referred
to his pioneer life down in the section of the country from whence they
had come. He said he knew Left Hand the best. Robert Burns,
interpreted for the Cheyennes and Cleaver Warden for the Arapahoes.
Both were early pupils of Carlisle. When it came time for the chiefs
to speak, Major introduced Left Hand first. He said he was one of
the men he had met on the Washita 31 years ago. The Major had met
Mr. Standing down in that country also, and it was through his work of
preparation that we got 56 of the children of the two tribes that these
chiefs represented, to enter Carlisle. Left Hand sent three of his
December 16, 1898 INDIAN HELPER
|Raymond Buffalo Meat/Maker, 22, full blood,Chey., husb.,
married by clergyman, father Buffalo Meat and mother Earrings.
Buffalo Meat, 53, full blood, Chey., husb., parents Proud Mastrodon, dead, and Walking Buffalo, dead; Ear Rings, 51, full blood, Chey., wife, parents Red Hat, dead and Crow Woman, dead.
1902 C&A Family Registar
|Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Indian Service, Chas. E. Shell, Agent,
to Comm. of the Indian Affairs, C&A Agency, Darlington, Dec., 2, 1909.
Raymond Buffalo Meat, allotted No. 455, appl. for patent in fee on S 1/2 of SW 1/4-28-16-9. Attended Carlisle 5 years and also reservation school.
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|Elected Indian Fair Committee for Feb. 12th, 1913, for the Calumet
District Cheyennes are Herbert Walker and Joe Miguel. Alternatives are
Howling Hawk and Victor Bushy Head.
Signatures of Cheyennes are: Little Chief, (his mark); Man on the Cloud or Riding on Cloud, (nephew of Man on Cloud from the Watonga District), (his mark); High Chief; Frank Hill; Robert White Eye, ( his mark); Mack Haag; Hugh Antelope; Doc Hill; and C.M. Wicks.
Kingfisher District Cheyennes are Buffalo Meat and Joe Yellow Eyes.
Alternatives are Andrew Tasso and Max Van Horn.
Signatures are Albert Red Nose; Sampson Kelly; Clark Starr; Raymond Buffalo Meat; Philip Cook; Sampson Lame Bull; Harry Hauser; Sioux Left Hand, (his mark); Medicine Bear, (his mark); Sore Head, (his mark); Stump Horn; Clark Starr; Orin Turtle; and John W. Block.
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Sipe Collection, Sipe Cheyenne Collection, Indian Fairs Section.
Kingfisher Daily Free Press, July 29, 1914,
~~~80 acres belonging to Raymond Buffalo Meat, (son of Buffalo Meat), sold for close to $2000.00 and judged an "unusual" price since the land was 15 miles from Kingfisher.~~~~~~
Oct. 17, 1914 (Sat.),
Raymond Buffalo Meat , died Wed.at age 31 at his home 14 miles S/W of Kingfisher. Funeral held at Mission Church by Rev. Gibbs, missionary to the Indians. Attended by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians of this county. Buried in White custom with a hearse. White friends also present.Buffalo Meat was formerly an assist. farmer for the county. " He was one of the most popular young men of his tribe and exhibited a beneficial and cilvilizing influence over other Indians."~~~~~~
Oct. 4, 1917,
Funeral held for Buffalo Meat by Rev. Hicks of the Calument Indian Mission. He was the oldest Indian of the Cheyennes, more than (100 years old). He was taken prisoner and held for sometime at Ft. Sill. Note: Also at Ft. Marion. He settled on the Cheyenne Res. where he died.
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|Cheyenne Beef Issue Bands (No Date) At Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.
Band No. 6, Buffalo Meat, 32 Persons; Band No. 20, Medicine Water, 36 Persons; Band No. 43, Left Hand, 37 Persons; Band No. 45, Little Medicine, 30 Persons; Band No. 51, Prairie Chief, Son of Grey Beard, 36 Persons; Band No. 53, Little Chief, 23 Persons; Band No. 23, Antelope, 30 Persons.
(Sipes Ft. Marion POW Files On Returned Prisoners)
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Raymond Buffalo Meat.
Raymond BuffaloMeat. Rg 1327#5916. CIIS ID #1979. Arrived at CIIS 9/15/1896 aged 17. both his parents were listed as living, father is Buffalo Meat. Was 67" and 142 lbs. Stayed at CIIS until 7/2/01. Outings with 3 families: J Worthington Jamison 3/31/1897-9/16/1898; H Brown TUllytown 3/31/1899-?; H Woolsey, Bordertown NJ 5/12/00-=5/15/00. trained as a blacksmith. Was in grade 4 when he left. Married someone called May but she died. As of 1909, farming his father's land, owns a house. Was briefly in the Indian police. Father was a deacon. 1910: living in Kingfinger OK. Asst farmer. At home with parents. Dead in 1914.
Lelia Jones. Rg 1329. Listed as Cheyenne. Father listed as Buffalo Meat. Arrived at CIIS 8/21/1882 aged 14. Sent home again sick 10/21/1884.
Genevieve Bell NARA Collection.
|C&A Carlisle School, Pratt to G.W.H. Stauch. Aug. 6, 1901.
No notes on this........Henry Row of Lodges, Lewis White Shield, Dawes White Bird, Charles Bent, George Balenti, and Raymond Buffalo Meat.
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