Category Archives: Tribal Educators

Further Reading

“Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.” Hiram B. Runnels Student File | Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center, carlisleindian.dickinson.edu/student_files/hiram-b-runnels-student-file. Accessed 15 May 2017. “Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.” Lewis Runnels Student File | Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center, … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

The Struggle Against Darkness is a rather short story which seems to combine many elements of other Sanpoil stories.  As a result, Runnels submitted a text that is incredibly encompassing of many Sanpoil stories, and thus has high cultural value. … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

The Sanpoil is a tribe of Native Americans located in Washington state.  Their name derives from the Okanagan dialect, and means “gray as far as one can see”.  They, along with the Nespelem tribe, as well as other additional tribes, … Continue reading

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Biography

Louis Runnels was a student of the Carlisle Indian school from 1902 to 1911.  Runnels was a member of the Sanpoil tribe, which is located currently on the Colville Reservation in Washington State. While not much is known about his … Continue reading

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Further Reading

Capasso, Roberta. Sky Woman Lives in Me. Lulu Publishing Services, 2016. Cress, Joseph. Indian School had a Big Brother in Man-on-the-Bandstand. The Sentinel Newspaper, 2017, http://cumberlink.com/news/local/communities/carlisle/indian-school-had-a-big-brother-in-man-on-the/article_6b02f72f-4b9e-5c64-a886-747c90d81335.html. Accessed 14 May 2017. Gerencser, Jim, Rose, Susan, Triller Doran, Malinda. Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center. Carlisle Indian School … Continue reading

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Further Readings

Agnes Waite. Rep. Ancestry, 2017. Web. 07 May 2017. Agnes Waite in the 1910 United States Federal Census. Rep. Ancestry, 2017. Web. 07 May 2017. Agnes Waite Student File. Digital image. Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center. Andrew W. Mellon … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

“The Legend of the Tacquish” depicts the story, origin, and cultural value of the “Tacquish”, an evil spirit in the Arrowhead Springs in San Bernardino, California. The legend starts buy describing to detail the exact location of the legend. The … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

Agnes V. Waite was part of the Serrano tribe. This tribe traditionally lived in the Mojave Desert and the San Bernardino Mountains in California (San Diego State University). The tribe encountered the Spanish colonizers in the late 1770s in San … Continue reading

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Biography

Agnes V. Waite was born on July 27, 1891 in Banning, California as part of the Serrano tribe. Her parents were Joseph Waite and Louisa Maria Antonio Desbelladoes. Mr Waite was a white American born in Taos, New Mexico, while … Continue reading

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Agnes V. Waite

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Readings The Legend of the Tacquish Arrowhead Springs is the name given to a resort in the mountains just north of San Bernardino, in Southern California. It is named … Continue reading

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