My grandparents, Yellowtail, and my grandmother Lizzie or Elizabeth Yellowtail.1 I was raised by them and they were strong Baptist people. So, I would go to the Baptist Sunday school and also there’s a Baptist day school there.2 I was one of the first students. So, I learned how to speak and write the English language in this Baptist day school. Then after I completed the fifth grade at that Baptist school, I was transferred over to the public school in a little town called Lodge Grass, Montana.3 So, that was because the tribe — when the reservation was being set up, the tribe insisted that there shall be a school for their children, so they would be able to read, write and understand the English language, because they’re going to have to learn to live with the non-Indian people, the white.4 So, that’s how my school going started.5

  1. Great Uncle Floyd []
  2. The Virgin Birth []
  3. Farm And Ranch Families []
  4. Shoulders Of Giants []
  5. Rigorous Education []
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