U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells made a surprise visit to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in September 1914.
In August 1912, crowds of Carlisle area residents turned out to welcome back Jim Thorpe after he won gold in two events of Olympic summer games in Stockholm, Sweden.
A nonprofit support organization based in Easton, Northampton County, Paza Tree of Life will have a private healing ceremony at the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery this Saturday.
Two men named Sheldon Jackson played very different roles in the history of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
This was the fourth year that the federal Office of Army Cemeteries has exhumed remains from the Carlisle Barracks cemetery, which houses the graves of Carlisle Indian Industrial School students.
In July 1904, Army Capt. William A. Mercer replaced Gen. Richard H. Pratt as the superintendent of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
A gloom had settled over the gallery of John Andrews.
The work will include compiling and reviewing decades of records to identify past boarding schools, locate known and possible burial sites, and uncover the names and tribal affiliations of students.
Mildred Childers was in a group of 15 girls from the Creek nation who arrived at the Carlisle Indian School in January 1881. She later recalled her time in Carlisle in a letter to the school supervisor.
Angel DeCora was already a prominent Native American artist when she was hired in February 1906 to revamp the art education program at the Car…
April 1, 1917, was a pivotal day in the history of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
What I enjoy as a journalist is piecing together the puzzle of a story.
Standing in the graveyard, the woman struggled with mixed emotions.
Carlisle was the place where Indian culture was supposed to end.
The teacher said the strange markings on the blackboard were the key to a new identity.
It was an impression pounded into Louellyn White from an early age.
Current research suggests total enrollment at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School was closer to 8,000 students over its 39-year history from…
The experiment began with native children crying out in the night.
A deep gloom had settled in the John Russell household over the loss of Christine Redstone.
CARLISLE — Remains unearthed at the Army War College don’t match the Native American child thought to have been buried there after dying at th…
One tombstone stands apart from all others in the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery.
Lucy Pretty Eagle occupies a prominent spot in the folklore of Carlisle Barracks and among the tombstones of the post cemetery.