Chief Big Eagle Letter to Saygo (July 1982)


Chief Big Eagle Letter to Saygo (July 1982)


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Letter to Saygo continiuing to talk about the state affair and the August Pow Wow in the Catskills. Chief Big Eagle shares he is trading his 8 acres in Brasher for 20 acres in Russel. Baby had an eye infection but her eyes are getting clearer.


Paugussett Tribe


Chief Big Eagle

Original Format

Letter correspondence with a photo of the Chief's family


Saygo, My Bro-

Enclosed Find Money Order For The Sum Of $125.00 Payment In Full For The Buckskin Dress For Mary Rawlins. That Leaves Me Oweing You For Three Items Left. Onida Cradle Board, Crafts And Rug.Roger Will Not Be Up From Florida Till 10 Of July.Will Bring Him Up. For Fitting.Still Working And Looking Forward To Mag La Ques Pow Wow In Catskills. Mary Got A Lot Of Comments On The Dress People Still Talking About Cermoney, Pictures Are Not Back Yet But Should Be Next Week.Take Good Care Of Your Self Till I See You Soon. I Am Trading My Eight Acres In Brasher For Twenty Acres In Russell, Is That In Your Sons Territory To Build Camp. Baby On Whole Milk And Strained Foods Already. Her Eyes Are Comming Clear, Dr. Said She Had A Infection In Left Eye
Marsha Is Doing Fine, And Happy




Paugussett Tribe, “Chief Big Eagle Letter to Saygo (July 1982),” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed May 28, 2024,