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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)


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n1                                CONTENTS. 
RzEPORT OF COMMISSIONER-Continued. 
Education--Continued.                                                   page.
Reservation day schools.............................................59 
Table 5. Location and present capacity of reservation day schools  59- 
Expense of boarding-school buildings-...............................60 
Table 6. Per capita cost of grounds and buildings of various in- 
stitutions............................      a...........0..    63 
Cost of Indian education............................................63 
Table 7. Amount required to put and support all Indian children 
in Government schools ........................................   63 
School supervision................................................   64 
New course of study    ----------------------------------------6....... 65
Civil service -----------------------------------...------------------- 65
Attendance..........................-............................... 65 
Table 8. Indian school attendance from 1882 to 1891..............-65 
Table 9. Enrollment and average attendance 1887 to 1891........-66 
Compulsory attendance-.............................................67 
Contract schools....................................................68 
Table 10. Amounts set apart for various religious bodies for In- 
dian education for each of the fiscal years 1886 to 1892, inclusive-  68
Character and aim of Government schools...........................69 
Missionary work....................................................70 
Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions................................... 71
Indians in  public  schools............ . . . . .  .  .  .  .  .     71 
Table 11. Public schools at which Indian pupils were placed under 
contract during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891--------------71 
Higher edncation---------------------------..................       -71 
Health of Indian pupils-----------------------------------------    72 
Purchase of land for school sites.   .       .     ..----------------------------------72
Indian lands occupied by benevolent societies............................73
Sale of liquor to Indians---------------------------------.             74
Indian trade.     .       .      .       .      .      ..-----------------------------------------------------
76 
Exhibition of Indians----------------------------------------------78 
Indians and the Columbian Exposition..................................79
Intruders in the Chickasaw Nation .----------------------------------- 80
Timber depredations on the Fond du Lac Reservation, Minn..............  -85
Menomonee logging------------.--------------------------------------88 
Railroads over reservations...   .. . .    .-.------.------------------------------94
Grand Junction school lands, Colorado ..............................94 
Indian and Oklahoma Territories.................-................a... 94
Red Lake Reservation, Minn-------------------------------------95 
Flathead Reservation, Mont.........................................- 95 
Siletz  R eservation,  O regon........ ...... ...... ...... ...... .....
95 
Grants referred to in previous annual reports......................  96 
Removal of Chariot's band to Flathead Reserve..........................100
Grazing on Crow Reservation, Mont ..................................... 
101 
Cherokee freedmen, Delawares and Shawnees...........................102 
Erroneous survey of Devil's Lake Reservation-------------------------106
Chippewa and Munsee Reservation, in Kansas-------------------------107 
Medawakanton band of Sioux, in Minnesota------- o        .------------------.
110 
Table 12. Lands purchased by Agent Henton for Medawakanton Sioux.     111
Legalizing the records of the Indian Office and authorizing the use of a
seal  d 
Indian depredations..-----------------------.-------------------------  
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Table 13. Number of depredation claims on hand and received since 
March 3,1885---------------------------- 


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