|(26) Nee-nock/She Bear; 1 man, 1 woman, total 2;
Text Copyright (c) John L. Sipe 2004 Sipes/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections. Fort Marion and Darlington Agency, Indian Territory Sections, File Numbers 42-56. Enrollment of Cheyenne and Arapahoe Tribe of Indians at the Agency. (This census shows native name, English interpretation, number of men, women and children in the family with the total in family. Notation at end of this Cheyenne census states: "I certify on honor that the foregoing is a full correct and complete list of Cheyenne Indians - and those only - at the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, Indian Territory, who are entitled to subsistance. (S)" Jon D. Miles, U.S. Indian Agent, Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency, I.T., March 1st, 1878.
|Old She Bear, 3 yrs. old, male, Chey., died 1/31/1918.
Father was Jerome Beartusk, Northern Cheyenne. (Father of Jerome was Beartusk, Northern Cheyenne. Beartusk died in 1896 on the Tongue River Reservation in Montana.)
Mother was Anna Packer, Southern Cheyenne. Not to be confused with the POW named Packer who was Arapahoe.
Sipes oral family history states that little Old She Bear accidently got burned while playing in the house when he bumped into a wood burning stove. This was told to John Sipes by his gt. aunt Gladys Red Bird (Beartusk) in interviews in 1983-84. Gladys was sister to little Old She Bear. This happened on their uncles allot. in Washita County (Okla.). The uncles name was Heap of Bears.
Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections. Census Files. 1937 Cheyenne and Arapaho Census.