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1632 E. Northern Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona, 85020
October 18, 1969

Arizona Republic:

I enjoyed reading your editorial, October 18, "VINDICATING JIM THORPE", concerning my father and my resolution that the write and personally submitted to the National Congress of American Indians for their adoption,
My main purpose in helping get Dad's records back on the official 1912 Olympic books is.......the hope his athletic achievements may serve as an inspiration for all aspiring athletes, but in particular for our American Indian youth.
Which reminds me that the Phoenix Union High school has been pressured into presenting two special courses for Negroes and Mexican-Americans.  Why have they not included a course for the smallest, quietest, most in need of help, minority group.......the American Indian???? Do our Indian Teenagers,attending the Phoenix public schools have to report to violence, also, in order to make their needs known ?????????

 Sac and Fox Indian
Phoenix, Arizona

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