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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1883
([1883])

Table of statistics showing educational and missionary work carried on by religious societies among Indians during year ending June 30, 1883,   pp. 240-241-244-245 PDF (1.7 MB)


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SCHOOLS AND       MISSIONS AMONG INDIANS 
Table of statistics showing educational and mis8ionary work carried on 
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CARRIED ON BY RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES. 
by religiou8 societies among Indians during the year ending June 30, 1883-Continued.
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FRIENDS (HICKSITE). 
Aid to boarding school, Santee Agency, Nebraska....................................
CONGREGATIONALISTS (AMERICAN MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION). 
Normal school, Santee Agency, Nebraska..................................84
    24   t95 
oarding school, Sisseton Agency, Dakota ..................................*35
 10    3 
Day school, Standing Rock Agency, Dakota.      ...............................*40
 . 
Day school, Fort Berthold Agency, Dakota--------------------------------.....
;-50- 
Day school No. 1, Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota--------------------------
  *30. 
Day school No.2, Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota .........................----
  20. 
Day school No. 3, Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota .........................
...... 40. 
Day school, Peoria Bottom, Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota...................*30.
Day school, Chantier Bottom, Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota..................20-
Mission at S'Kokomish Agency, Washington Territory.........................
Assistance to boarding school, Leech Lake, Minnesota..............................
MENNONITES. 
Boarding school, Cheyenne and Arapaho Reserve, Indian Territory........-40
   10    40 
Night school, Cheyenne and Arapaho Reserve, Indian Territory ...........
 ............ 
Mission at cantonment, Indian Territory...........................................
MORAVIANS. 
Day school for Chippewas and Munsees, Kansas.............................
      20 ')o 
METHODIST EPISCOPAL (SOUTH). 
Female academy, Seminole Nation, Indian Territory-.......................
 50-       10 
Asbury manual labor school, Creek Nation, Indian Territory...............80
 -f..... 
METHODIST EPISCOPAL (NORTH). 
Boarding school, Fort Peck Agenc, Montana...............................
 50     .   67 
Mission at Round Valley Agency, California.......................................
M ission  at Yakama  Agency, W ashington  Territory...........................
..... 
MISCELLANEOUS. 
Donations made by various churches and individuals to Carlisle, Hampton,
and Forest Grove training schools ....................................................
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19 
6 
54 
20 
51 
43 
(b) 
35 
32 
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Cost of school. 
To Govern- To religious 
ment.    societies. 
77     l101      $2,721 
35       8        2,676 
20       6........... 
12       9 -. 
1   ...1     .......... 
14       3........... 
(b)       3 ........... 
15       4 ........... 
7       3 ........... 
30       6j         942 
11       3 ........... 
6 ........ 
27       10      el,950 
56      10        6,464 
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7, 519 
1,250 
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463 
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150 
950 
75 
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(d)       (d)   ........... 
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(b) 
g$11, 702 
612 
8, 462 
2 
271 
36 
1,265          3 ............   ............................. 
2,500          5........................................... 
1.750          ...................... 
. . ...... .................200      ...................... 
39,946................................................. 
RECAPITULATION. ++ 
Number of boarding schools-in United States, 32; in Alaska, 2.----------------------------
34 
Number of day schools-in United States, 47; in Alaska, 4---------------.-----------------
51 
Number of pupils attending boarding schools-in United States, 1,659; in Alaska,
80---------1,739 
Number of pupils attending day schoos-in United States, 2,238; in Alaska,
900............  3,138 
Average attendance-in United States, 2,410; in Alaska, 605. .   ..-----------------------------
3, 015 
Number of teachers and other employ6s in the schools-United States, 281;
Alaska, 21 ......  301 
*Building owned by religious society. 
tTwenty of these pupils were supported there by Government, from the appropriation
for support 
of Indian children in schools in the States, at an aaditional expense of
$3,006. 
These statistics are incomplete. Some societies engaged in work among Indians
have rendered no 
report thereof to this office and others have made only partial reports.
aOf this, $300 was contributed by the native missionary society. 
b Not reported. 
RECAPITULA-TION.++ 
Cost of maintaining schools in United'States-to Government, $74,692; to five
civilized na- 
tions, $29,650; to religious societies, $89,017. 
Cost of maintaining schools in Alaska, to religious societies ................................
 $19, 549 
Amount in addition to above, contributed by various religious societies and
individuals to 
Hampton, Carlisle, and Forest Grove training schools .....................................
 $39, 946 
Number of missionaries-in United States, 144; in Alaska 4 ................................
 148 
Expended for missionary work-in United States, $98,904; in Alaska, $4,600
................. $103, 504 
c Five are Indians. 
d School was taught by one of the day-school teachers three evenings a week.
e Paid by Seminole Nation. 
fSchool'house burned and school suspended for a year; reopened October 15,
1883. 
g Of this amount $4,504 was paid by the A. B. C. F. M. prior to the transfer
of its Indian work to the 
American Missionary Association. 
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