Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs - 1899 (Pt I);
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; Railroads; Timber; Annuities; Horses; Crime; Missionaries; Irrigation; Grazing; Alcohol; Livestock; Natural Resources;
Whiterocks (Utah); Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Washington (D.C.); Utah;
Annual Report; Indian Agency/ Reservations; Federal Government; Indians of North America; Tribal Funds; Indians of North America--Education; Education; Alcohol; Employment; Allotment; Land; Land Use; Land Rights; Timber; Irrigation; Water Rights; Railroads; Livestock; Health; Crime; Mining; Fishing Rights; Courts; Treaties; Indian/White Relations; Superintendency;
Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Jones, William A.; Knackstedt, Louis A.; Myton, H.P.; Kirk, J.E.;
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 outlines the sale and leasing of Indian lands, the distribution and transfer of allotments, appropriations made to the various tribes, the history and purposes behind Indian education policy, Indian exhibitions, agreements made with railroad companies, and requests for tribal membership. Agent Knackstedt of Colorado submits a report regarding the Southern Utes' health, educational progress, and agricultural practices. Uintah Ouray Agent H.P. Myton describes perceived aversions to farming practices and the poor quality of buildings at the agency. J.E. Kirk, Superintendent of the Uintah School reports incidences of irregular attendance and challenges to farming on school property. Superintendent Commons of the Ouray School reports a slight increase in attendance and the need for a new irrigation system;
Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah;
Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah); Utah; Washington (D.C.);
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
FISCAC YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1899.
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GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.