Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1891(Pt I)

Title Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1891(Pt I)
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; Natural resources; Tribal government; War; Irrigation; Water rights; Education; Religion
Spatial Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
Keywords Annual Report; Indian Agency; Reservations; Tribal Funds; Inter-tribal Relations; Military; Allotment; Land Rights; Indian; White Relations
Tribe Ute
Creator Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Morgan, T. J.; Waugh, Robert
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 soil cultivation and farming enterprises, proposals for creating a shift in Indian policy toward individualism and humanitarianism, the establishment of U.S. courts in Indian Territory, the implications and consequences of granting Indians U.S. citizenship, methods of promoting health and improving sanitary conditions on reservations, the performance of existing schools and the development of new ones, and the construction of railroads on Indian land. Agent Robert Waugh provides demographic data about the Uintah reservation and discusses annuity payments, farming, the sale and consumption of alcohol, cattle raising, and health conditions. Waugh also describes the condition of the Ouray agency's buildings, school performance, farming and ranching practices, and the lack of missionaries on the reservation
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1891
Type Text
Language eng
Coverage Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.)
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ID 371424
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=371424
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