115 years ago today - Nov 29, 1897; Monday

The First Presidency were waited upon at their office this morning by Bro[ther]. J. E. King, a Cherokee Indian belonging to the Church, who had been visiting his tribe also the Otto Indians. He brought a walking stick as a present from chief White Horse of the Ottos to President [Wilford] Woodruff. It was made of chitin wood, with a round brass handle and carved by White Horse himself with figures of a turtle, elephant's head, buffalo head, dog's head, etc. Bro[ther]. King reported that he had baptized all of White Horse's band, also 86 Wahtangos in Oklahoma. The Ottos he said were on their way to Mexico, where they had bought lands, having sold their possessions because the Government officials required them to give up their plural wives. This they refused to do, and hence their migration.

[Source: First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve minutes]

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