Title: Marriage of Indians at Old Trafford

Periodical: Examiner

Date: August 8, 1891

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MARRIAGE OF INDIANS AT OLD TRAFFORD.—The chief Black Heart, of the Ogallalla tribe of Sioux will be married this morning at St. Bride's Church, Old Trafford. The bride, of the same race as the bridegroom, is Calls-the-Name, sister of the chief No Neck, who will "give her away." Mr. J. C. Crager, Buffalo Bill's interpreter, is to be the best man. All the parties mentioned aremembers of Col. W. F. Cody's troupe, and after the marriage ceremony, which is to be witnessed by the Indians and whites of the Wild West, including the Cowboy Band, there is to be a [n] uptial feast in the camp at Whalley Range.

Title: Marriage of Indians at Old Trafford

Periodical: Examiner

Source: McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West , MS6.3772.036.05 (Crager scrapbook)

Date: August 8, 1891

Topic: European Tours

Keywords: American Indians Bands (Music) Marriage service Oglala Indians Sioux Nation Translators

Place: Whalley Range (Manchester, England)

Sponsor: This project is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Geraldine W. & Robert J. Dellenback Foundation.

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