Category Archives: Delos Lone Wolf

Further Reading

“BIA Official Website.” BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (BIA) HISTORY. BIA, 5 Dec. 2017. Web. 15 May 2017. C. L. “From War to Self-Determination: A History of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.” American Studies Today Online. American Studies Resources Centre, Aldham … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

Delos Lone Wolf’s graduation speech appears to represent an ideal “assimilator” of the Western education he received at the school, however a deeper look into the speech in fact also shows a “resistor” voice. He advocates for the refinement of … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

In the late 1860s, President Ulysses Grant was first of many to find a solution to the US “Indian Problem” via assimilation and landholding. This Peace Policy called for the relocation of Indians from their ancestral homes to allocated pieces of land … Continue reading

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Biography

Delos Lone Wolf, a member of the Kiowa Nation, is estimated to have been born in 1868. It appears that he is related to a well known Chieftain named Lone Wolf. He came to the Carlisle Indian School on July 4, 1892 … Continue reading

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Delos Lone Wolf (Kiowa)

Biography | Historical and Culture Context | Critical Commentary | Further Reading Delos Lone Wolf’s Graduation Speech An oral account of Delos Lone Wolf’s graduation speech can be found in the March 1896 publication of The Red Man.  The entire issue commemorates … Continue reading

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