[PW] Charlie Thorpe's Sac and Fox Name

Elizabeth Barksdale ebarksdale at udallas.edu
Tue Apr 7 14:21:42 PDT 2015


Thanks Jeffrey, I'll try their library.

Liz

On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Jeffrey Pike <jpike at gpl.org> wrote:

> Liz:
>
> Have you contacted the Sac and Fox Nation? They maintain a library (
> http://sacandfoxnation-nsn.gov/departments/library/) which houses an
> archive.
> E-mail to library at sacandfoxnation-nsn.gov or there is a contact form at
> http://sacandfoxnation-nsn.gov/contact-us/
>
> Jeffrey Pike
> Technology Services Librarian
> Groton Public Library
> Groton MA 01450
> jpike at gpl.org
>
>
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> Subject: [PW] Charlie Thorpe's Sac and Fox Name
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm helping a researcher find information on athlete Jim Thorpe. Jim was
> Native American and enrolled in the Sac and Fox tribe and had the Native
> name Wa-tha-sko-huk, which means “The Light After the Lightning.”
>
> Jim also had a twin brother, Charlie, who died as young boy. I'm trying to
> find Charlie's Native name. I'm not finding the Native American names for
> Charlie or Jim's other siblings. I'm hoping they were recorded somewhere,
> but I'm not sure. Any help is much appreciated!
>
>
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> University of Dallas, Irving, TX
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University of Dallas, Irving, TX
972-7215350
ebarksdale at udallas.edu


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