Document gives reason for enrollment as "To far from a public or Day School."
Gilbert V. Cottier, age 15, applies to enter grade 5. Application mentions his father, Gilbert Cottier, owns 160 acres of land, and his mother, Helen Cottier, owns 160 acres of land and works as a housekeeper. Application also lists Gilbert’s skills and interests include agriculture, auto mechanics, and carpentry.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Gilbert V. Cottier, 14 Aug. 1929; Folder: Cottier Albert Thru Cottier Isabelle, Box 1152; Case Files of Pine Ridge Students Attending Genoa Indian School, ca. 1913 - ca. 1933; Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, NAID 1154495; Record Group 75; National Archives and Records Administration—Kansas City.