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Letter from Ellen King (Ellen Hansel) to Mr. M. Friedman, superintendent of CIIS
Written December 27, 1911
Courtesy of Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center
Based on the document to the left, answer the questions below:
What is this document?
Who is it written to?
Who is it written by?
Where did Ellen go on her trip the previous summer?
What observations did she make about the Natives she saw on her trip?
Ellen writes that she saw many "grafters" on her trip (3-6). Look up the multiple definitions of grafter. What do you think she means by the word in this context?
Is there anything else of interest to you in this letter?
Were there any quotes that stood out to you?