Annual Reports of the Department of Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1897 Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs
(Native American History)

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1897. F 604 pages; useful index; with a detailed color map depicting the Indian reservations of the United States, the legend for which gives also the sites of the reservations, day schools, boarding schools, contract and day schools, non res. schools, Indian agencies, railroads, military stations, more, approx. 23" x 35"; topics of the text including factors concerning Indian education, employment, logging practices, reports of agents and of employees in charge of Indians; various negotiations with the tribes; land allocations and settlements, individual Indian moneys, court decisions, sale of liquor to Indians, Exhibition of Indians via Buffalo Bill Cody and other shows, assaults for witchcraft at Zuni Pueblo, an "Indian Scare at Camas Prairie, Idaho" and much of statistical use, with many tables; small ownership stamp on endpaper, covered over; bound in the original black cloth, gilt spine titles, some edge tips wear, old erasure at base of spine; binding strong and in very good condition as is the map; interesting historical, cultural information on the condition of Indian tribes at the end of the 19th century and the relationships of the native peoples with the U.S. government. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 21361)


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