RACES: Being an Indian . .

Some oil-rich Indians ride in expensive motors. Some hardy Indians become great footballers (Carlisle's Jim Thorpe). Some decadent ones wear Pullman blankets instead of tribal robes. But all Indians are taciturn. Last summer Henrietta Schmer-ler, 23, Columbia University graduate student in ethnology who had gone West to study red men in situ, was found mangled and dead in a ravine on the White River (Ariz.) Indian Reservation (TIME, Aug. 3). Clad in squaw's dress and beads, she had set out a few days earlier for a dance at Fort Apache. It was...

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