Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1889

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Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1889
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; Natural resources; Education; Employment (Economic theory); Work; Agriculture; Grazing
Spatial Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Keywords Annual Report; Indian Agency; Reservations; Land Rights; Allotment; Trade; Tribal Funds
Tribe Ute
Band Uintah; Uncompahgre
Creator Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Byrnes, T.A.
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 discusses schools in great detail, including the application and hiring process for teachers, the construction of buildings, the importance of higher education, and enrollment and performance data. The Commissioner also discusses the construction of rail lines on Indian land, cases involving depredations by Indians, and the amount of money allotted to the various tribes. The Uintah Ouray Reservation Agent reports the number of Indians living on the reservation, the distribution of rations and payments, progress in agriculture, and thefts and depredations. Ouray Agent Byrnes describes the discovery of minerals such as "gilsonite", ration distribution, the condition of buildings at the agency, and the absence of a school on the reservation
Publisher Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1889
Type Text
Language eng
Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
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