Charles A. Eastman at Knox College in 1880

In From the Deep Woods to Civilization. Boston: Little Brown, and Co., 1916, facing page 76.

Also known by his Dakota name Ohiyesa, Eastman grew up with his grandmother and uncle in Manitobabut became a Christian at his father's urging. He attended Knox and Dartmouth Colleges, and received a medical degree from Boston University. He married a white classmate, Elaine Goodale, and then served as a medical officer at the Pine Ridge reservation in the early 1890s.

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Source:
Ayer 251 .D1571 E2 1916
Date:
1880
Subjects:
Education Indians of North America Sioux
Places:
Illinois
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