The Estrangement of Charles Eastman and Elaine Goodale Eastman

September 2010
South Dakota History;Fall2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p213
Academic Journal
The article discusses an affair between Charles A. Eastman, a Santee Dakota or Sioux Indian educated as a physician, and Henrietta Martindale, the daughter of his classmate Stephen Martindale. It examines Charles' separation from his wife Elaine Goodale Eastman, a white reformer for Native American education, and their summer camp for girls called Camp O�he: The Hill of the Vision. Other topics include the death of Charles and Elaine's daughter Irene Taluta Eastman in the influenza pandemic of 1918, and the life of Charles and Henrietta's illegitimate daughter Bonno Hyessa, and Hernrietta's marriage to Paul Wilson, described as a social outcast. The article explores letters to and from Henrietta's sister Katharine Martindale.


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