By John Langellier
American Indians within the U.S КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Greenhill Books Серия: The G.I. sequence - The Illustrated heritage of the yankee Soldier Автор: John P. Langellier Название: American Indians within the U.S. defense force, 1866-1945 Язык: English Год издания: 2000 Количество страниц: seventy four ISBN: 1-85367-408-7 Формат: pdf Размер: 12.32 Мб eighty five
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Young men and, later, young women of ability and promise, after completing their work in these schools, were sent to schools and colleges in the East at the expense of the Indian governments, returning home in many instances trained as artisans or as teachers, preachers, lawyers, and physicians. The laws, newspapers, and books were published on printing presses in the nations, both in the Indian languages and in English. Substantial dwellings, from log cabins to handsome residences, were scattered throughout the country; individually owned herds of livestock fed on the open range; plantations were fenced and operated by some of the wealthy Indian citizens who were owners of Negro slaves.
Some of the outstanding leaders in business and professional life as well as officials of the state have been and are of Indian descent. Indian children attend the public schools under the general classification of "white children" by the Oklahoma constitution, and many Indian men and women are among the graduates of the state's institutions of higher learning. There are no Indian reservations in Oklahoma like those found in some states to the west and north. All tribal lands were allotted in severalty by provisions of the Dawes Act of 1887 and other, later, Congressional acts.
Ella Burgess of the Yuchi, Mr. Joe Bartles of the Delaware, the late Chief Roly Canard and Dr. Fred S. Clinton of the Creek Nation, Mr. Andrew Dunlap of the Caddo, Rev. Robert P. Chaat of the Comanche, Mr. A. A. Exendine of the Delaware, Mr. McKinley Eagle of the Ponca, Mr. Robert Goombi of the Kiowa, Mr. John Haddon of the Kichai, Mr. Claude Hayman of the Modoc, the late Chief William Durant of the Choctaw Nation, Miss Lillian B. Mathews and Mr. George V. Labadie of the Osage Nation, Governor Floyd E.
American Indians in the U.S by John Langellier