Captain White of the Cantonment Indian School of Indian
Territory confirmed that an officer of the Bureau of Ethnology and
an officer from the Field Museum of Chicago paid Cheyennes and
Arapahoes to torture themselves in a "sun dance."
Sun dance; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Cheyenne Indians; Arapaho Indians; Indians of North America--Research; Oklahoma--Indian Territory; Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology; Field Museum of Natural History
Theodore Roosevelt declines the invitation from F. J. V. Skiff.
Apologies; Politicians--Correspondence; Illinois--Chicago; Field Museum of Natural History
Kermit Roosevelt will reach Chicago, Illinois, by Thursday
afternoon and suggests they visit the Field Museum of Natural
Travel--Planning; Scheduling; Illinois--Chicago; Field Museum of Natural History