Antelope.  Wuh-ah.
Central Superintendency, Field Office Files, Letters Received.
John D. Miles to Wm. Nicholson, May 12, 1877, C&A Agency.
-regarding release of the prisoners at Ft. Marion, St. Augustine, Fla.
-approves of Minimic, Little Medicine and Antelope also Heap of Birds, Bear Shield, and Matches.
-should make the release of prisoners very gradually.

Cheyenne Files - Ft. Marion POWS Text Copyright (c) 2003 John Sipes Collection.


        James Antelope. Rg 1329. CIIS student ID #700. listed as araph. Father given as Antelope. Enrolled 9/21/1886 at age 16. sent home sick 6/14/1887. was dead by 1/1904. had had 5 mths of school prior to Carlisle. 

Genevieve Bell NARA Collections.

Colony Courier, May 2, 1912.
White Wolf and family are  visiting with Fenton Antelope and Crooked Nose Wednesday at Deer Creek.
Bird Seward and his mother Mrs. Cut Nose have gone to Colony on business.
Big Nose and family have gone to Cantonment Monday to make an extended visit to his many nephews and nieces the Black Kettle children.

  Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipes/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections. Newspaper Exerpts, Colony Courier.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Delegation regarding Black Hills Claims.

John Antelope and Inez Pendleton parents of Rechinda Antelope born 12-15-1917, Cheyennes 

Births and Deaths of C&As (no name of vol. pages only shown)
1902 C&A Family Registar 
Text Copyright (c) 2003 Ruby Bushyhead C&A Family Heirship and Estate Testimonies compiled by John Sipes.

Deforest Antelope, 30, full blood Chey., divorced, father was White Antelope, mother was White Buffalo Woman.
Text Copyright (c) 2003 1902 Cheyenne and Arapaho Family Register, Ruby Bushyhead Collection, compiled by John L. Sipe, Jr.
George Antelope, (has white wife), male, born 1904.

Joseph Antelope, male, born 1905.

Mary Antelope, female, born 1908.

Little Antelope/John Antelope, male, born 1869, father; Johnny Antelope, son, born 1910; David Antelope, son, born 1912; Richanda Antelope, dau., born 1917; Lame Bear/Willie Antelope, son, born 1923.

Census of the Cheyenne Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency. Seger Agency on June 30, 1927, taken by L.S. Bonnin, Superintendent.
Text Copyright (c) John C. Sipes  2003 .

Cheyenne Beef Issue Bands (No Date) At Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency.
 Band No. 6, Buffalo Meat, 32 Persons;  Band No. 20, Medicine Water, 36 Persons; Band No. 43, Left Hand, 37 Persons; Band No. 45, Little Medicine, 30 Persons; Band No. 51, Prairie Chief, Son of Grey Beard, 36 Persons; Band No. 53, Little Chief, 23 Persons; Band No. 23, Antelope, 30 Persons.
(Sipes Ft. Marion POW Files On Returned Prisoners)

Text Copyright (c) 2004 John Sipes Ft. Marion POW Files on Returned Prisoners.

Deforest Antelope, Carlisle student.  See notice of Cheyenne/Arapho Fair at Cheyenne Student name list web page.
  We learn through a friend in Oklahoma that Sadie Alfrey, one of our Carlisle girls was married on July 8th to Deforest Antelope, Disciplinarian at the Cheyenne School, at Darlington, Okla.

July 21, 1899 INDIAN HELPER.

Elected Indian Fair Committee for Feb. 12th, 1913, for the Calumet District Cheyennes are Herbert Walker and Joe Miguel. Alternatives are Howling Hawk and Victor Bushy Head.
Signatures of Cheyennes are: Little Chief, (his mark); Man on the Cloud or Riding on Cloud, (nephew of Man on Cloud from the Watonga District), (his mark); High Chief; Frank Hill; Robert White Eye, ( his mark); Mack Haag; Hugh Antelope; Doc Hill; and C.M. Wicks.
Kingfisher District Cheyennes are Buffalo Meat and Joe Yellow Eyes.
Alternatives are Andrew Tasso and Max Van Horn.
Signatures are Albert Red Nose; Sampson Kelly; Clark Starr; Raymond Buffalo Meat; Philip Cook; Sampson Lame Bull; Harry Hauser; Sioux Left Hand, (his mark); Medicine Bear, (his mark); Sore Head, (his mark); Stump Horn; Clark Starr; Orin Turtle; and John W. Block.

Text Copyright (c) 2005 John Sipe Collection, Sipe Cheyenne Collection, Indian Fairs Section.

Watonga Republican Newspaper, Feb. 8, 1917.
A delegation of Cheyennes and Arapahoes were received by President Wilson - Three Fingers presented him with a tobacco pouch and Magpie gave beaded moccasins - saw the President for ten minutes.
Delegation consisted of Three Fingers, Little Man, Tobacco, Magpie, Hicks, Howling Water, Bull Tongue, Alfrich Heap of Birds, Victor Bushy Head.
Ernie Black and Deforest Antelope were interpreters.
While in Washington, they employed Victor J. Evans, a Washington attorney for the Black Hills claim, fee contingent upon winning the case.

Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Collections. Black Hills and Chiefs Section.

Watonga Republican Newspaper Feb. 15, 1917.
Council held at Deforest Antelopes place. Victor J. Evans attended and eight chiefs and eight headsmen to sign the contract with Evans. Most signed with thumbmark. Deforest Antelope, chairman of the council with Alfred Wilson secretary.
Chiefs. Tobacco, Jacob Runner, Howling Water, Cloud Chief, Hicks, Little Hand, Springer, Turkey Legs.
Headmen. Tough Feathers, Porcupine, Buffalo Thigh, Short Nose, Sore Head, Blue, Victor Bushy Head, Alfrich Heap of Birds.
Interpreter Alfred Wilson and Deforest Antelope.
Delegates in fact. Deforest Antelope, Alfred Wilson and Ernie Black.
Note: Alfred Wilson not related to John Wilson family. (Sipes oral family history.)

Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Collections. Black Hills and Chiefs Section.

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.

Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Collections. Black Hills and Chiefs Section.

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.

Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Collections. Black Hills and Chiefs Section.

The Cheyenne And Arapaho Messenger. Published Monthly by the Workers Conference of the missionaries in Oklahoma of the General Conference of Mennonites of North America

Vol. 1, Feb. 1930, No. 2.
Big Man passed away on Jan. 25. He had been blind for some time and he had been staying with his brother White Thunder.
On Jan. 29th. a boy born to Dudley or Edward and Jane White Thunder.
At a recent meeting of the Clinton Farm Chapter Peter Bird Chief, Sr., and Flynn Goose were elected master farmers for 1929.
Cantonment and Vicinity.
Martha Bear Head is visiting with her sister Mrs. Leah Antelope near Watonga.
Clinton and Hammon.
Frank and Susie Reynolds have moved into their new house west of Clinton.
William Packers (Cheyennes), Clinton, have remodeled their house and built a new barn.
Leonard and Ruth Bear Shield have moved back from kingfisher.

 Text Copyright (c) 2005 Sipes/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections. - Messenger News.

Chey. & Arap. Messenger.
Vol. 1, June 1930, No. 6.
Clinton and Hammon.
Old Man Scabby died at the age of 80 in Hammon suddenly.
Thomas and Deer Creek District.
Little Blanche Heap of Birds, who stays with her grandparents, the Fenton Antelopes, is still very sick with T.B. and meningitis and there seems to be no prospect of her recovery.

Text Copyright (c) 2005 Sipes/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections. - Messenger News.

Watonga Republican, Sept. 19, 1940.
Mary Antelope, 60, wife of Deforest Antelope died. Services by T.J. Davis, Indian Mission Church. Killer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Text Copyright (c) 2004 Sipe/Berthrong Cheyenne Collections.