|H.B Peiars, Chief Supervisor of Education, Haskell, Lawrence, Kansas,
to Leo Bonnin, Supt. at Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, May 15, 1923.
Letter requesting info.on how many students that completed 8 grades or more in Government Indian Schools and their success or failures since they left school in the government or public working areas of employment. Supt. Bonnin stated- From Carlisle Indian school: Benajh Miles, born 1867, Arapaho, 1/2 blood, farmer, Calument, Okla.; Emily Kaney, born 1878, Cheyenne, 1/2 blood, housewife, Ark. City, Kan.; Henry Row of Lodges, born 1879, Arapaho, full blood, farmer, Greenfield, Okla.; Lydia La Mere, born 1881, Arapaho, full blood, housewife, Walthill, Neb.; Emil Hauser, born 1883, Cheyenne, 1/2 blood, nightwatch, Salem Ind. School, Chemawa, Ore.; George Balenti, born 1884, Cheyenne, 1/4 blood, with highway, State of Okla., Okla. City, Okla.; Kish Hawkins, born 1878, Cheyenne, full blood, U.S. Indian Police, Concho, Okla.; Michael Balenti, born 1886, Cheyenne, 1/4 blood, Professional Baseball, Sioux City, Iowa; Julia Prentiss, born 1879, Cheyenne, 3/4 blood, housewife, Calument, Okla.; Peter Hauser, born 1886, Cheyenne, 1/2 blood, Umpire, profess. baseball, McAllister, Okla.; George Frass, born 1879, Cheyenne, 1/2 blood, farmer, Calument, Okla.; Fred Roundstone, born 1886, Cheyenne, full blood, farmer and stockman, Lame Deer,
Montana; John Balenti, born 1890, Cheyenne, 1/4 blood, (no occupation given); Rosa Seneca, born 1883, Cheyenne, 1/2 blood, housewife, Ark. City, Kan.; Nina C. Gabaldon, born 1884, Cheyenne, full blood, housewife, Wichita, Kan.
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|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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|Cheyenne and Arapaho Delegation regarding Black Hills Claims.|
|Watonga Republican Newspaper, May 12, 1921, Thursday.
The C&A council held a meeting at Watonga, Okla., on Friday last. A struggle occurred between the younger educated leaders and the older, traditional leaders.
The council decided to go to Washington and present tribal claims to the Black Hills (South Dakota), which was signed away years ago without tribal authorization.
Temporary Chairman--Grant Left Hand but lapsed into Cheyenne quickly and the Arapahoes quickly found an interpreter.
President- Robert Burns- Concho
Vice- Pres.- Henry Rowlodge-Greenfield
Sec.-Jesse Rowlodge- Geary
Treas.- Ed Shield- Calumet
Delegates. Watonga--Deforest Antelope, Magpie, Little Hand, George Rearing Bull; Fay-- Turkey Legs and Chas, Starr; Concho--Robert Burns and Ed Shields; Calumet-- Mack Haag and Wm. Curtis; Geary--Jesse Rowlodge, Hail and Bird Chief; Clinton-- Alfrich Heap of Birds; Colony--Alfred Wilson and Left hand; Hammon-- Standing Water and Howling Water, Cantonment-- Ernie Black, White Wolf and Geo. Curtis; Carlton and Canton-- Henry Lincoln, Joe Williams, Frank Harrington, Little Raven, White Shirt, Bringing Good and Rabbit Run, Kingfisher-- Sampson Kelly, Sore Head, Henry Starr and John Block.
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|Watonga Republican Newspaper, Feb. 2, 1928.
Representatives of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes going to Washington on Feb. 1, 1928. Robert Burns, Concho; Alfred Wilson, Weatherford; Jesse Rowlodge, Geary; Arnold Woolworth, Calumet were delegates chosen January 6th, at El Reno for special council on Black Hills Claim.
Daniel B. Henderson of Washington will present their claims. Jesse Rowlodge was a member of the delegation two years previously. Senator Hendricks of Wyoming and Senator Walsh of Montana supported a bill for the claim. The Oklahoma delegation also supports the bill.
Delegates to the meeting: Cantonment- Herbert Walker and Red Bird, Cheyennes; Watonga- John Block and Deforest Antelope, Cheyennes; Clinton- Kias and John Fletcher, Cheyennes; Colony- Theodore Haury and Henry Little Bird, Arapahoes; Weatherford- Jacob Runner and Alfred Wilson, Cheyennes; Canton- Little Raven and White Shirt(Man), Arapahoes; Cantonment- Ben Buffalo and Left Hand, Cheyennes; Geary- Henry Rowlodge and Arnold Woolworth, Arapahoes; Calumet- Henry Miles and Bird Chief, Jr., Arapahoes; Calumet- Mack Haag and Harry Black, Cheyennes; Kingfisher- Joe Yellow Eyes and Clarence Shepard, Cheyennes.
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