Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1887

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Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1887
Subject Indian reservations; Federal government; Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Education; Courts; Allotment of land; Land use; Railroads; Timber; Whites--Relations with Indians; Health; Annuities; Horses; Crime; Missionaries; Irrigation; Grazing; Alcohol; Livestock; Agriculture; White River Massacre, Colo., 1879; Natural resources; Language and languages; Education; Employment (Economic theory); Work; Navajo Indians; Ute Indians; Religion; Water rights
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Fort Duchesne (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Keywords Annual Report; Indian Agency; Reservations; Land Rights; Allotment; Tribal Funds; Resources; Meeker Massacre; Tabby; Colorow; Inter-tribal Relations
Tribe Ute; Navajo
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 provides demographic data and estimates regarding necessary congressional appropriations. The Commissioner also discusses the effects of the general allotment act, the process by which agents should be chosen for employment at the Indian agencies, the progress and demographic data of Indian schools, the use of Indian lands for agricultural pursuits, the system of law enforcement and judicial action on reservations, and the development and use of railroads (including on the Uncompahgre Reserve). Uintah Ouray Reservation Agent T.A. Byrnes submits a report describing the consolidation of the Ute agencies, the disposition of the Uintah and White River Utes, the increase in enrollment in Indian schools, the construction of Ft. Duchesne and various buildings at the Uintah Ouray Agency, and confrontations with Colorow and his band
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1887
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/s6wq30hp
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-03-24
Date Modified 2014-03-24
ID 370741
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wq30hp
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