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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1855
([1855])

[Northern superintendency],   pp. 40-47 PDF (3.1 MB)


Page 46

46                     REPORT OF THE 
some are sewing, some knitting, all enjoying themselves, both 
Christians and pagans, old and young, but principally the adults; 
the idea was truly amusing to them. I find no obstacle to success 
arising from any inability on their part. They are very ingenious 
with the needle, and readily learn to make garments for the men, &c.
The tabular statement will show the number and different pieces of 
work made in school since last -November. 
Respectfully, 
JANE DOUSMAN. 
BENJAMIN HUNKINS, Esq., 
Indian Agent, Keshena, Wisconsin. 
Statement showing the number and different pieces of work made in the 
industrial school  last November. 
Names of bands.        _  - m        ~  . 12  11  1 
oo~.    o  o .9  9.  o  9  o  o  o 
O..29 11  62  6   1 02   C11t' + 1142  1  . 
o 3   1 9    0 . .  0  0 4  0  0 
S - i . . . 4.8              1t   1 
a mesa- o-pe-and...... 921  1 45 ... 44 3$-.. ........ 
hamte.........   10   90   9  10  9  9  9  9  9  9  91 
-uca-. ..      1   .   ...   .  .1  8 9 4  . . 
Oshkthe...............6  9  6  6  6 5 10101 1  2  1.... 
Akamtt............... 3  19  .2  3" 6  ....  6  5  5  4..   .........
s-no-no..............4 6 3  1 3 3 3 3.............21 8 1 1.... 
Shawwa-n-pe7an91 1   4  57  4  1  74  24  3  2 
Osksh ................26  3 6 1  3 5  0 30 12  3  3 
Kehea .......  ... 73115442573 641276 465 9318....... 
No. 13. 
O  IDA WEST MISSION, August 30, 1855. 
SrR: I herewith submit to you my annual report for the year ending 
with this date. 
I have used all the government funds ($150) and $50 appropriated 
by the missionary society in sustaining two schools in this part of the 
nation; one has been taught nine months and a half, and the other 


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