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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1905, Part I
([1905])

Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs,   pp. 1-155 PDF (58.6 MB)


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COMMISSIONER        OF  INDIAN     AFFAIRS.                    43 
Location, date of opening, capacity, enrollment, and average attendance of
reser- 
vation boaraing schools during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1905-Cont'd.
LocationDate of open- Calac- Enroll- Average 
Locaton.                                      y.   ment.attend- 
ance. 
Oklahoma: 
Absentee (Shawnee)...        ...        ..-------------------------- May
-, 1872  80  114  99 
Arapaho............------------------------------------ Dec.-,1872  150 
118   110 
Cheyenne.         .     .       ..------------------------------------ ---
-, 1879  140  135  133 
Cantonment_-------.--------------------------------- May 4,1899  80    93
      78 
Red Moon....           ....          ...-----------------------------------
Feb. -,1898  75  45  39 
Fort Sill............------------------------------------ Aug.-, 1891  450
 188  141 
Rainy Mountain...        ...        ...------------------------------ Sept.
-,1893 100  124  80 
Riverside............-----------------------------------.Sept.-,1871  150
 150  140 
Kaw---------------------------------------Dec.-,1869             44     42
      34 
Osage.........-------------------------------------- Feb.  1874  180   157
     142 
Paw nee -----------------------1--------------------- --1 865  120   123
      116 
Ponca.........--------------------------------------Jan.  , 1883  100  110
     102 
Oto.............----------------------------------------.aSept. 19,1904 
80  75  71 
Sac and Fox...........---------------------------------.Jan. -, 1868  100
 99    87 
Seger     ---------------------------------------Jan. 11, 1893  150    119
     105 
Oregon: 
Grande Ronde..........-------------------------------Apr. 1,1874  90   65
      48 
Klamath     ------------------------------------Feb. -, 1874    110    103
      89 
Yainax-------------------------------------Nov. -,1882           90     82
      73 
Siletz    ---------------------------------------Oct. -, 1873   100     61
      58 
Umatilla..........------------------------------------Jan.  ,1883  100  107
    80 
Warm Springs.........------------------------------- .Nov.-, 1897  150  106
   94 
South Dakota: 
Cheyenne River------------------------------Apr. -1893         125    150
     139 
Crow Creek..        .   .    .    ..---------------------------------- ----,1874
 140  109  100 
Springfield............--------------------------------- Aug. 1,1895  75
 70     56 
Lower Brul6---------------------------------Oct. -1881         140     72
      68 
Pine Ridge...........----------------------------------.Dec. -1883  210 
227   207 
Sisseton..      .    .    ..---------------------------------------- --1873
 100  121  101 
Rosebud......------------------------------------Sept. -1897  200    157
     145 
Yankton............------------------------------------Feb. -1882  150  122
    108 
Utah: 
Ouray--------------------------------------Apr.        1893      85     52
       44 
Uintah....-           ......-------------------------------------Jan. -,1881
 80  93  81 
Southern Utah........--------------------r.-----------Obt. 2,1900  30  42
      38 
Washington: 
Colville--  -     -   -     -   -       -      July 1,1899      200    164
     137 
Puyallup.........------------------------------------Oct.  1873  175   182
     140 
Tulalip......             ......-------------------------------------bJan.
23,1905  80  105  102 
Yakima.       .      .   .      ..--------------------------------------
--- -, 1860  150  170  129 
Wisconsin: 
Green Bay (Menominee).       .     ..----------------------------,1876  140
 138  126 
Oneida............-------------------------------------.Mar. 27,1893  200
 207  196 
Lac du Flambeau.........-----------------------------.July 6,1895  150  170
    156 
Hay'ward............-----------------------------------.Sept. 1,1901  200
 196  179 
Wyoming: 
Shoshone-----------------------------------Apr. -,1879          180    189
     181 
Total     -----------------------------------------11,039 11,402        
   10,030 
School burned Sept. 10, 1902; reopened Sept. 19, 1904. 
b Burned Jan. 29, 1902; reopened Jan. 23, 1905. 
Burned Jan. 18, 1905; opened as day school Feb. 9, 1905. 
The day schools are the outposts of Indian civilization. Situated 
near the homes of the old people, they are centers from which radiate 
some measure of better living, better morals, and better habits gen- 
erally. There are 139 of these schools among the Indians, an increase 
of one over the preceding year. They have a combined capacity of 
4,874 pupils. During the last year they had an enrollment of 4,399 
and an average attendance of 3,271, a decrease of 35 in enrollment 
and an increase of 68 in average attendance. Five new schools were 
organized, as follows: Volcan (Santa Ysabel), N. Mex.; Moapa 
River Reservation, Nev.; Moencopi, Western Navaho Reservation, 
Ariz.; Green Grass, Cheyenne River Reservation, S. Dak., and Lao 


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