Going to School
By Elbridge Ayer Burbank
This painting shows young Robert James leaving to go to the Carlisle Indian School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. His father, Su’gí is offering last minute advice. The following people posed for this painting: Tonto Biye’, Tonto’s sister, Child, Asdzaa Deschii’nii Binálí, Su’gí, Robert James, Daniel Tsosie’s mother.
Oil on canvas. L 76.0, W 101.7 cm.
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, HUTR 5278