Sam Ebert, transcription
Bartholomew Kuma is a Cherokee male of about 60 years old. He grew up in the Columbus area, and has lived there a majority of his life. He has vocational training in automotive repair. Mr. Kumaâ€™s professes no religious affiliation to any specific denomination, but believes in a Great Creator and tries his best to follow the Indian ways. He has frequented NAICCO for many years now, and has a special place in his heart for powwows.
Rao, Kushal, "Bartholomew Kuma" (2012). Oral Histories. Paper 9.