|C&A. Letterbooks, Cantonment, Vol. 1:182-184.
Wm. M. Pulling to C.F. Ashley,
Oct. 5, 1892.
...schools filled to over 70 pupils in attendance. The Cheyennes came
large numbers for a talk with me. 5 Companies of "Dog Soldiers" being
present a part of whom came mounted and drawn up in line firing Winchesters
into the air( in demonstration of joy, I suppose). Among their first
questions was, " Are you afraid?" I said "No". Short speeches were
No-com-is-tah, Red Lodge, Whirlwind, Little Medicine, Little Big Jake,
Howling Wolf, Little Man, Medicine Crazy, Roman Nose Thunder, Left
Woman, White Horse, Man-on-Cloud, and Star. The burden of which was
self-praise for their conduct, request for a feast, and to ask that
issues be made weekly hereafter( in recognition, I suppose, of their
distinqished favors, they ask me to write their speeches.....I gave
small feast from the commissary and will send a copy of the speeches
Some of the whites think I need not have received them in council.
no real use, but for peaces sake I listened patiently, and they went
pleased. I believe that all the new scholars reside in the Sub-Agency.
|No-co-mis-tah, 53, full blood, Chey., husb., married by
Indian custom, father and mother not shown. Bear Woman,50, full blood,
Chey., wife, father Bear, dead, and mother Hiccough,dead. Rosa No-co-mis-tah/Walking
Woman, 15, father No-co-mis-tah and mother Bear woman. Neslie No-co-mis-tah,
18, full blood, by himself, father No-co-mis-tah and mother Bear
1902 C&A Family Registar
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