Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1886

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Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1886
Subject Indian reservations; Federal government; Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Education; Land use; Allotment of land; Whites--Relations with Indians; Crime; Religion; Agriculture; Livestock; Treaties; Education; Work; Employment (Economic theory)
Spatial Coverage Fort Duchesne (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Keywords Annual Report; Indian Agency; Reservations; Land Rights; Allotment; Fishing Rights; Indian; White Relations; Superintendency
Tribe Ute
Creator Atkins, John D. C. (John Dewitt Clinton), 1825-1908
Description Excerpts concerning Utah from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - Courtesy of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs submits a report regarding the "Peace Policy" and its effectiveness, irrigation projects and land cultivation, allotment distribution, tribal government, criminal court cases, and employment in Indian agencies. The report is accompanied by a letter from the Indian school superintendent and tables outlining demographic data, livestock raising, crop production, religious affiliation, crime, allotment distribution, etc. Uintah Ouray Agent William A. McKewen describes the condition of buildings and other property on the reservation, a perceived lack of "civilization", threatened outbreaks of violence at Fort Duchesne, and the outcome of agricultural pursuits
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1886
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Coverage Fort Duchesne (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Rights Digital Image © 2011 America West Center. All Rights Reserved
ARK ark:/87278/s61c4sjt
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-03-24
Date Modified 2014-03-24
ID 370620
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s61c4sjt
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