United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1892
The care of Indian schools, pp. 610-618 PDF (4.3 MB)
618 CARE OF INDIAN SCHOOLS. them some fine specimens of womanhood and manhood, together with a grow- ing aspiration for better things. In some instances these are manifestations of aptitude for higher studies and a desire for professional pursuits, and every- where there is an increased sense of self-respect and of independence. Some of those who have been most difficult to deal with in the earlier stages of their training have shown capacity and will power, and have developed into strong and noble characters. The prejudice against education on the part of their parents is passing away" there is growing up an increased appreciation of the immense value of the edu- cation provided, and a more ready acquiescence in the discipline to which they are subjected in the course of their preparation for usefulness and citizenship. Those engaged in this important work are entitled to public sympathy and en- couragement. T. J. MORGAN, Commissioner. WASHINGTON) D. C., January, 1893.
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