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The American Indian in the United States Period_ 1850-1914

The American Indian in the United States
Period_ 1850-1914
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Title: The American Indian in the United States Period_ 1850-1914
Release Date: 2018-08-16
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THE
AMERICAN INDIAN
IN THE
UNITED STATES
 
PERIOD 1850–1914

BY
WARREN K. MOOREHEAD, A.M.,
AUTHOR, “THE STONE AGE IN NORTH AMERICA,” CURATOR
OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY,
PHILLIPS ACADEMY, ANDOVER, MASS.; MEMBER OF
THE UNITED STATES BOARD OF INDIAN
COMMISSIONERS; FELLOW, AMERICAN
ASSOCIATION FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT OF
SCIENCE, ETC.
THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN;
HIS POLITICAL HISTORY AND OTHER TOPICS
A PLEA FOR JUSTICE
1914
THE ANDOVER PRESS
ANDOVER, MASS.
Copyright 1914
Warren K. Moorehead

RED CLOUD (MAKH-PIYA-LUTA)
War Chief of all the Sioux.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter   Page
 
  Introduction 9
 
I. Two Points of View 17
 
II. The U. S. Indian Office in 1913 25
 
III. The Indians Today and Hon. E. E. Ayer’s Report 31
 
IV. The Ojibwa of Minnesota 45
 
V. The Legal Complications at White Earth—The Department of Justice 57
 
VI. The White Earth Scandal 66
 
VII. Some Indian Testimony and Affidavits. Sickness 77
 
VIII. The Roll. Stories. Responsibility for White Earth 89
 
IX. The Sioux and the Messiah Craze 99
 
X. The Dance 111
 
XI. The Agency; The Government; Louis Shangraux and the Troops 118
 
XII. The Death of Sitting Bull and a Tragedy at Wounded Knee 123
 
XIII. The Five Civilized Tribes 133
 
XIV. Captain Grayson’s Views; Miss Barnard’s Work; The Minors’ Estates 148
 
XV. What Is Left of Indian Property in Oklahoma 157
 
XVI. The Leasing System; Chocktaw and Chickasaw; Final Recommendations 164
 
XVII. Red Cloud. The Greatest Indian of Modern Times 173
 
XVIII. Red Cloud’s Later Years 181
 
XIX. Sitting Bull—The Irreconcilable 190
 
XX. Education 200
 
XXI. Why Some Indians Object to Sending Children to School, and Further Comments on Education 211
 
XXII. The Apache, Papago and Pueblo. The Desert Indian 219
 
XXIII. The Career of Geronimo 233
 
XXIV. The Navaho 241
 
XXV. Indians of the Northwest 253
 
XXVI. Health of the Indians 1880 to 1912 265
 
XXVII. The Indian’s Religion; His Character; Philanthropic Organizations 279
 
XXVIII. Irrigation Projects 291
 
XXIX. The Buffalo 299
 
4XXX. The Plains Indians Fifty Years ago and Today 311
 
XXXI. The Indians of California 325
 
XXXII. A Statistical Table. Prepared by Men and Women in the Field 341
 
XXXIII. Farming and Stock-raising. Indian Fairs 359
 
XXXIV. Four Important Books 367
 
XXXV. Official Views of Indian Conditions 378
 
XXXVI. Recommendations and Suggestions from Field Workers 387
 
XXXVII. The Communistic Life. Indian Men and Women of Prominence. Morality 399
 
XXXVIII. Two Stories. Unwise Purchases 407
 
XXXIX. General Comments and Suggestions 417
 
XL. Conclusions 423
 
  Index 435
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Page
 
Frontispiece. Red Cloud (Makh-piya-luta). War Chief of all the Sioux  
 
Arthur C. Parker. Iroquois. State Archaeologist of New York 19
 
Indian Home, Onondaga Reservation, New York 21
 
Map showing Country, 1879 Opp. 24
 
Modern Indian Home 30
 
Government Sawmill, Ft. Belknap Reservation, Montana 34
 
Map showing Country, 1913 Opp. 34
 
U. S. Indian School, Chilocco, Oklahoma 37
 
Lewis Tewanima, a Full-blood Hopi Indian 38
 
James Thorpe. Educated at Carlisle 39
 
Honorable Gabe E. Parker, Choctaw 46
 
Buildings, Pine Point, White Earth, Minnesota 48
 
Ojibwa, blind from Trachoma, Pine Point, Minnesota 52
 
Indian School Children in Uniform, Pine Point, White Earth, Minnesota 55
 
James Bassett, Full-blood Ojibwa in Tribal Costume 58
 
Dispossessed Ojibwa at Rear of Agency Buildings 61
 
Group of Thirty Persons constituting Linnen-Moorehead Force, White Earth Investigation, 1909 64
 
Ojibwa Chief, Ke-way-din, Pine Point, White Earth Reservation, Minnesota 72
 
Evicted Indians, Twin Lakes, White Earth Reservation, Minnesota, 1909 73
 
Rose Ellis. Full-blood Ojibwa 78
 
Ojibwa Graveyard, White Earth, Minnesota 92
 
Modern Sioux Cabin and Summer Tent, Pine Ridge, 1909 104
 
Government School Buildings, 1909 106
 
Sioux Farming. White Clay Creek, Pine Ridge, 1909 108
 
No Water’s Camp of Ghost Dancers, 1890 110
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