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A History Of Brigham Young's Indian Superintendency (1851-1857): Problems And Accomplishments, Fred R. Gowans Jan 1963

A History Of Brigham Young's Indian Superintendency (1851-1857): Problems And Accomplishments, Fred R. Gowans

Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was two-fold: first, to determine the accomplishments of the Utah Territorial Indian Superintendency during Brigham Young's term in office; and second, to study the difficulties which hindered this superintendency from functioning in a manner which would be most beneficial to the Indian people. These difficulties fit into three major groups: friction within the superintendency, Indian depredations, and lack of cooperation on the part of the Federal Government.

The main sources of information for this study were the official letters sent by the superintendency to the Indian Commission in Washington. Letters sent from Washington to ...


A Book Of Mormon Course Of Study For Indian Students In Released-Time Seminaries, Robert Lee Hales Jan 1963

A Book Of Mormon Course Of Study For Indian Students In Released-Time Seminaries, Robert Lee Hales

Theses and Dissertations

This course has been written to present a simplified version of the Book of Mormon for use with students whose reading skills are below average. It was specifically designed for released-time Indian seminary students. The Indian students often find it very hard to compete with white students in seminary. Where this problem exists teachers have found it advisable to form all-Indian classes.

Released-time Indian seminary classes are a recent addition to the L.D.S. Seminary system. In the 1962-63 school year two such classes were held. The future holds promise that many more will be instituted. Teaching the Book ...