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Title Report on Industrial School for Indians and Half-breeds
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1869-1879
Document Type Pamphlet, Report
Library British Library
Reference Mic.F.232: no.03651
Region North America
Names Nicholas F. Davin, Sir Edward Thornton (p1), Hon. Carl Schurtz (p1), Hon. E. A. Hayt (p1), President Grant (p1), Colonel Pleasant Porter (pp5-6, 9), W. D. M. Hodge (p5), Colonel Wm. P. Ross (pp5-6, 9), Mr D. H. Ross (p5), Mr Charles Thompson, Cherokee Chief (p5), Judge Stedham (pp5, 7), Colonel Adair (p5), Colonel Brown (p5), Archbishop Taché (pp9, 12), Pere Lacombe (p9), Hon. Jas. McKay (p9), E. McColl, Inspector of Indian Agency (pp16-17)
Places Canada, Ottawa (p1), 'Indian Territory' (p5), Saskatchewan River (pp13-14, 16), Prince Albert (p13), Carlton (p13), Dutch Lake (p13), Athabasca river (p13), Old Bow Fort (p13), Qu'Appelle (pp13-14), Buffalo Lake (p14), Red Deer River (p14), Riding Mountain (p14), Lake Superior (p16), Red River (p16), Selkirk (p16), United States of America, USA, Washington (pp1, 12), Virginia, Hampton (p3), Mississippi (p6), Minnesota (pp7-9), Manitoba, Winnipeg (pp9, 16)
Topics letters, report, education, Native Americans, Industrial School for indigenous people, advisability of establishing similar institutions (p1), policy of "aggressive civilisation" (p1), Peace Commission recommendations (p1), influence of the wigwam, establishment of Industrial boarding schools (pp1, 13-16), run by Government, run by contract (p2), agencies, religion, Episcopal Church (p2), Roman Catholic Church (pp2-3, 7, 13-14), the Friends (p3), the Orthodox Friends (p3), Methodists (pp3, 6, 13), Presbyterians (pp3, 6, 14), United Presbyterians (p3), Congregationalists (p3), Protestant Episcopalians (p3), Reformed Episcopalians (p3), Unitarians (p3), Christian Union (p3), Evangelical Lutherans (p3), Wesleyan mission (p13), importance of denominational schools (p14), supplies of food, clothing, raw material (pp2, 4), subjects taught (p2), Cheyenne & Arapaho Agency (pp2, 13), means of self-supporting (pp2-3), costs (pp2-3, 7), list of costs (p4), wages (pp7, 15), five "civilized" nations, Cherokees (pp5-7), Chickasaws (p5), Chocktaws (p5), Creeks (pp5-6), Seminoles (p5), functions of the nations (p5), Indian Bills (p5), Manual Labour School (p5), progress of education (pp5-6), day schools (p6), Board of Education (p6), Chippewa nation, reservation, White Earth Agency, Minnesota (pp7-8, 15), resources and progress (pp7-8), discontent (pp9-10), St Peter's reservation (pp9, 16), difficulties of adult education (pp10-11), withdrawal of aid by Church Missionary Society, CMS, (pp11-13), mission schools (p12), Government educational policy (pp11-12), Davin's recommendations (pp13-16), Hudson Bay Company (p14), Canadian Pacific Railway (p16), Ojibway, Ojibbeway (pp16-17), Cree (pp16-17)