Over the years he had acquired a lawyer's knowledge of Indian law. At his home he kept a copy of the Santa Ysabel patent, written in long-hand and signed by Benjamin Harrison in 1893.
"They’d pray and sing all night long. A lot of people in the cemetery at Santa Ysabel were buried that way."
Posted November 7, 1985
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Sant Ysabel Indian leader Steve Ponchetti leaves the earth