Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 20, No. 4

Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 20, No. 4

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...who came as far as High River, I record the name of His Honor E. Dewdney, Indian Commissioner, who takes so great an interest in our industrial institutions; several oflicers of the Indian Department who use all their endeavors to have our school a complete success. All were pleased with its success. In finishing, I must tender my best congratulations to the otficers of this school, -first to the Rev. Father Lacombe, Principal, who neglected nothing to secure the progress of this school; to the assistant and other employes whose kind and affectionate manners obtained from the children respect, 'obedience and confidence. I owe a special mention to the Rev. Sisters for the good care they take of the children, to inspire in them good habits of cleanliness and order, but especially for their kind attentions to the children during their long illness. If we succeed in filling up the empty_ places this fall I have no doubt that our-suecess will continue. S1a, --I have the honor to submit the following report of my inspection o_f' the different agencies and reserves, as well as the industrial and private schools which I have visited during the season, from June until November. My first inspection was at Crooked Lakes Agency, Colonel Macdonald being the Indian agent. On the 28th of June and following days, in company with this gentleman, I went over the whole of the reserves and examined every field. As this was my first visit, I cannot speak, in a comparative sense, of the progress made with former years, but I am happy to say that I found the state of the crops in excellent condition. With few exceptions, ot some spots on higher land, the wheat showed "well, in some cases the stalks measuring over four feet; and I am glad to know that 1...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988078
  • 9781236988072