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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1891
Part 1 ([1891])

Contents,   pp. I-VIII PDF (2.4 MB)


Page I

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CON TENTS. 
VOLUME I. 
REPORT OF COMMISSIONER:                                                 
       Pago. 
A settled Indian policy ..................................................
     3 
Political status of the Indians ...........................................
    9 
Independent political communities, dependent allies................     
 10 
Subjects, but not citizens ...........................................11
Early legislation regarding Indians..................................   
 12 
Later legislation-encroachments on Indian autonomy ...........          
 16 
Citizenship------------------..............................             18
What does citizenship imply?-.......-..---..-----.- ..-......    22 
A precarious situation ..............................................25 
Citizenship inevitable ....................-........              26 
Status of Indians in Mexican cession-.-....-..................         26
Practical conclusions.-..................-....................36 
Change of tribal relations-..........-.........--.........................
    37 
Indian soldiers----------------------------------------------------37 
Allotment of lands--      -   --    -   -  -   --....................................
38 
Hindrances to allotment-..................................w............ 
  38 
Early allotments .-.         -   -..         ........................   
 40 
Progress in allotments ..............--_.--.. ....  ............-40 
Allotments to nonreservation Indians...........................         
42 
Practical results of allotments.....................43 
Reduction of reservations......................................         
   44 
Negotiations for further reductions--------------------------------45 
Reservations should not be reduced too rapidly....................      
 46 
Commissions...........................................................47
Shoshone Commission ............._      -     --..............................
47 
Pyramid Lake Commission....................................             
47 
Missio,.Indian Commission....................................           
47 
Puyallup Commission ...-----4......................   ..............    48
Warm Springs Commission.......................-....................     
 48 
Colville Commission -.----- ----------...........----              48 
Cherokee Commission------------------------------------------49 
Round Valley Commission......................w....................      
 49 
Irrigation...............................................................50
Education  ......-.......................................................
     53 
G row th  of  annual  appropriations...  .. . . . .        .    .....   
 54 
Table 1. Annual appropriations made by the Government since 
th e  fiscal  y ear  1 ,477  for  su p p ort  of  In d ian   schools. .....
..... .... 54 
Industrial training schools-......................... ...         -     
 55 
Table 2. Location, attendance, cost, etc., of nonreservation train- 
ing schools during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891------------55 
Table 3. Prospective capacity of nonreservation schools-----------56 
Reservation board ing schools . ...............................         
 57 
Table 4. Capacity and date of opening of reservation boarding 
schools-------------------------------------------------....         57 


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