Document gives reason for enrollment as "I cannot continue my education unless I attend a government school."
Mildred White Eyes, age 15, applies to enter grade 10. Application mentions her father, Jacob White Eyes, owns 480 acres of land, and her mother, Susie White Eyes, owns 160 acres of land. Application also lists Mildred’s skills and interests include home economics.
Application for Enrollment at Genoa for Mildred White Eyes, 5 Aug. 1929; Folder: White Eyes, Mildred 1929-1930, Box 1153; 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.