Printed record of the purported mishandling and repatriation of the remains of Kintpuash (Captain Jack), a member of the Modoc tribe tried and hanged as one of the only Native American prisoner's of war. Includes letters, excerpts, evidence and images.
The following collection is for private study, scholarship, or research. These materials are intended to be copied and redistributed under those circumstances. In doing so please retain the original source information. The items marked Smithsonian Institution are from the J. Lawrence Angel Papers, Box 86: Repatriation of Modoc Skulls, Box 107: Modoc Indians, 1974 and Box 127: Maintaining Collections and Questions Concerning Return of Bone, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Written correspondence with the Defense Department, Oregon History Project, and Indian Country. This collection is in chronological order.
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