Henry Roe Cloud


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Henry Roe Cloud (b. Wonah'ilayhunka)

(1884–1950) Winnebago leader, Presbyterian clergyman; born in Nebr. The first Native American to receive a B.A. from Yale, he eventually earned an M.A. and founded the American Indian Institute (1915). He was appointed U.S. supervisor of Indian education in 1936.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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* Henry Roe Cloud, the first Native American to graduate from Yale
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(76.) Elizabeth Roe Cloud Mission Worker Questionnaire, February 20,1934, Henry Roe Cloud Biographical Vertical Files, RG 414, Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA (hereafter PHS Cloud Papers).
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The Yale Indian: The Education of Henry Roe Cloud. Durham: Duke UP, 2009.