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Further Reading

Hyperlinks to Primary Sources “The Indian Craftsman” Vol. 1, No. 1 http://carlisleindian.dickinson.edu/publications/indian-craftsman-vol-1-no-1 John (Wap-Tose-Note) Student Files from the Carlisle Indian School http://carlisleindian.dickinson.edu/sites/all/files/docs-ephemera/NARA_1327_b077_3721.pdf Secondary Sources for History, Culture and Critical Analysis  Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, and Richard C. Hanes. “Nez percÉ.” Every Culture: Countries … Continue reading

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The Indian – A Man (Full Text)

Original Piece | Elmer Simon | The Indian, The Man, The Canon   This piece, written by standout Carlisle Indian School student Elmer Simon, features a clear, multi-layered argument for the social equality of Native Americans (Referred to in the … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

As a legend, “Robin Red Breast” aims at educating the readers about aspects of Cherokee culture. In addition to this, it serves as a piece that pushes the readers to treat the animals in the environment around them with respect. … Continue reading

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Further Reading

N/A. “Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.” Iva Miller Student File | Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center, Dickinson College.  N/A. “Thorpe House Documentation.” NPS. N/A. “Jim Thorpe Is Dead On West Coast at 64.” The New York Times, The … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

The Cherokee are a tribe of Native Americans that were originally concentrated in the Southeastern United States. There are currently three Cherokee tribes recognized by the United States government: the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, … Continue reading

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Biography

Iva Miller was born on August 24, 1893 in northern Oklahoma. Her Native American blood came from her mother, who was from North Carolina and ½ Cherokee. Miller attended the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School near Ponca City, Oklahoma before attending … Continue reading

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Iva Miller (Cherokee)

Biography| Historical and Cultural Context| Critical Commentary| Further Reading   “Robin Red Breast.” Iva Miller, Cherokee The war was over and many prisoners had been taken captive, and some were sent into slavery. Among the captives was a brave warrior … Continue reading

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