The Indian's Friend Volume 24-25

The Indian's Friend Volume 24-25

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: Episcopal minister of Philadelphia, Rev. Mr. Duche, to officiate. It is interesting to link with this an incident of the first meeting of the Society of American Indians as given in the recently published Report of its proceedings. At one of the sessions Henry Roe Cloud, a Winnebago and a Yale graduate, who was acting as chairman, thus spoke: "To a great many of us this gathering here in Columbus means a very great thing, not only to those of us who are here, but to those Indians whom we represent, and it seems fitting that we should relate all our doings here to the Great Spirit in whom every one of us believes. I have never met an Indian yet who did not believe in the Great Spirit, and so I take the liberty, as Chairman this afternoon, to call upon Rev. Sherman Coolidge to lead us in a word of prayer before we begin this discussion on education." The Episcopal clergyman referred to, now President of the Society, has long been a missionary to his tribe, the Arapaho. Mr. Cloud, one of the Vice-presidents, is studying for the ministry at Auburn Theological Seminary. The Sunday spent by the Conference in Columbus was called Indian Sunday, and it was estimated that over 10,000 people listened to Indian speakers, not only at the great meeting in Memorial Hall, but in churches, charitable institutions, etc. The second annual Conference is to take place at Ohio State Universies, charitable institutions, etc. J'. 1: . R. Indians After Chicago. A fight will be started in the Illinois courts at once for the possession of Chicago lake front property, valued at millions of dollars, by the Pottawattamie tribe of Indians. The Chippewas and Ottawas will also join in the legal battle against the palefaces, says a La Porte, Ind., ...
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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961501
  • 9781236961501