Gen. James Grant Wilson. Two men in this broad land of ours have won the noble title of the apostle to the Indians. It was first worn by Rev. John Elliott in the seventeenth century. The other was well known to this conference and well loved, Henry B. Whipple. This morning I received from Mrs.
Third session, Thursday morning, October 17 Rev. Frank Wright, a Choctaw Indian, was introduced as the next speaker. Rev. Frank Wright. With the Choctaws the land question is, When shall we get hold of our land? All we want is the land. We were the first of the five tribes to agree to take it
Dr. Theodore L. Cuyler. Good friends, I have been asked to add a few words of parting before we turn our faces homeward, and they must be words of hearty congratulation on the splendid success of this conference. My deafness has prevented me from drinking in your streams of eloquence, but my very much better
President James M. Taylor, of Vassar College, was invited to speak. President Taylor. There is only one subject on which I can say a word tonight. I was struck by a remark made last night by Mr. Sherman in his interesting address regarding the difficulty in the way of proper reform in many directions, which
Mrs. A. S. Quinton was invited to speak for the women of the country and their work for Indians. Mrs. A. S. Quinton, president of the Women’s National Indian Association. I can not speak for the women of the whole country, of course, but I have a message to this conference from the women of
Rev. Egerton R. Young was asked to speak five minutes Rev. E. R. Young, Toronto, Canada. We had a glorious camp meeting this summer among the Indians. I invited you to come, and I invite you again. There were about thirty white people there with us. When we heard of the news about your beloved
Fourth session, Thursday night, October 17. Mr. John Lolorias, an Indian student from Hampton, was invited to speak Mr. Lolorias. My being called on to speak before these great men and public speakers reminds me of a story. An old Indian was once invited to a prayer meeting, and the white men made him understand
Schools For The Indians. Location, capacity, attendance, etc., of non-reservation schools during fiscal year ended June 30, 1901. Location of school Date of Opening Number of Employeesa Capacity Enrollment Average attendance Carlisle Pa Nov 1, 1879 85 b 950 1,040 970 Chemawa, Oreg. (Salem) Feb. 25, 1880 43 500 569 502 Chilocco, Okla Jan 15,1884
Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Board of Indian Commissioners includes the history of the Ogden Land Company, the claims of the company to certain of the lands of the Seneca Indian Nation, in the State of New York, and other matters of material interest connected with these Indians.
Unbroken Administration of Indian Affairs