Redeeming the Future

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A stunning moment at Col. Richard Pratt’s early Carlisle Academy, founded 1879. It is one fruit of his overseeing the 73 designated leaders of the Indian uprising of 1874 - Commanche, Kiowa and Cheyenne - who were taken to Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida, for reprocessing, before being returned to Indian Country. Pratt went on to found Carlisle whose famous motto was, “Kill the Indian [within], [to] save the man.