Reports to the Secretary of the Interior (Google eBook)

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Page 37 - ... relieved of much drudgery and toil once imposed upon them by the male members of the tribe, the burden of the heaviest work being borne, as it' should be, by the stronger sex. Under the progressive measures that have been enforced at this agency many of the old tribal customs have been abrogated, and now it is rarely that forbidden practices are indulged in. They are subservient to the rules and regulations of the Department and the instructions of their agent, and are beginning to recognize...
Page 12 - ... to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic sciences, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction.
Page 14 - Territory, the exclusive purpose of which si all be the instruction of both male and female colored persons in the art of teaching, and the various branches which pertain to a common school education, and in such higher education as may be deemed advisable by such board, and in the fundamental laws of the United States, in the rights and duties of citizens, and in the agricultural, mechanical, and industrial arts.
Page lxx - ... There were enrolled 143 students, not all of whom were present throughout the college year. Regular classes up to the junior year were maintained, 54 students being enrolled in these. The faculty consists of eight persons, including the president and two teachers in the preparatory department. Good work was done in all departments. The policy of the institution is to keep in close touch with the public-school system, receiving students direct from these schools. The course of study gives special...
Page 37 - Indians to live in houses on their allotments has become scr general, that proportionately a very limited number could be accommodated in this line during the past year. Seventy-four dwelling houses were erected on allotments during the year, at a total cost of $6,696 to the Government, to which the sum of $4,325 was contributed by the Indians out of their own private funds. They are generally 2-room houses, plastered or ceiled, containing 384 square feet of floor space, although several 3 and 4...
Page 9 - That no divorce shall be granted in any Territory for any cause unless the party applying for the divorce shall have resided continuously in the Territory for one year next preceding the application...
Page 43 - Conn., is at hand. Additional cottages have been added and the treatment rooms enlarged, so that increased facilities are provided for electric, hydro-therapeutic and other modern methods of treatment. The number of patients admitted during the past year, and the number sent home well, has been greater than at any time during the history of the sanitarium.
Page 37 - ... the burden of the heaviest work is now borne, as it should be, by the stronger sex. Under the progressive measures that have been enforced at this agency, many of the old tribal customs have been abrogated. Now it is rarely that forbidden practices are indulged in. They are subservient to the rules and...

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