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A transcription of Redwater Indian School in Leake County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.

With 95 Indian children of school age Leake county maintains but two schools for Indian youth, one of which is known as the Redwater Indian School, and is located in section 11 township 10 north range 6 east, about 8 miles west of Carthage, the county seat of Leake county. during the past scholastic year this school was taught by Ed Evans, and the returns show an average attendance of 13 with an enrollment of 20 as follows:

Males

Massey Wishock
Rufus Chitto
Nath Willis
Dennis Willis
Ike Willis
Wagoner Willis
Elias Willis
Thomas Willis
Thomas Stolliby
Peterson Willis
Joshua Allen
Nalie Gibson

Age20
19
9
9
7
6
12
13
14
19
11
11
Females

Jessie Hattemsti
Francis Willis
Alpha Willis
Mary Anderson
Maggie York
Kate Joshua
Esther Willis
Ellen Willis

Age

13
16
13
8
8
12
15
7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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