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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1892
61st ([1892])

The care of Indian schools,   pp. 610-618 PDF (4.3 MB)


Page 618

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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