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Theses and Dissertations

Indigenous Studies

Mormon Church

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Zadok Knapp Judd: Soldier, Colonizer, Missionary To The Lamanites, Derrel Wesley Judd Jan 1968

Zadok Knapp Judd: Soldier, Colonizer, Missionary To The Lamanites, Derrel Wesley Judd

Theses and Dissertations

Zadok's membership in the church directed the course of his life, and he contributed to the success of those movements of the church in which he participated.


A History Of Mormon Missionary Work With The Hopi, Navaho And Zuni Indians, David Kay Flake Jan 1965

A History Of Mormon Missionary Work With The Hopi, Navaho And Zuni Indians, David Kay Flake

Theses and Dissertations

Through their contacts with the Utes and other local tribes the Mormon people became aware of the presence of the Hopis, Navahos and Zunis soon after their arrival in the Great Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Their first actual contact with the Navahos occurred in connection with their Elk Mountain Indian Mission near what is now Moab, Utah, in 1855. During that same year another Indian mission was established in the Cedar City area called the Southern Indian Mission. As president of this mission in 1858, Jacob Hamblin led the first exploring-missionary party to the Hopi villages. Succeeding visits to ...


A Study Of Indian Enrollments In The United States To Determine The Possibilities Of Establishing Indian Seminaries Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Marion N. Davidson Jan 1964

A Study Of Indian Enrollments In The United States To Determine The Possibilities Of Establishing Indian Seminaries Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Marion N. Davidson

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to locate public, federal, and parochial schools in the United States that have an enrollment of twenty-five or more Indian students. This will help determine the possibilities of establishing LDS Indian seminaries as Church membership increases among the Indians.

Answers to the following questions were sought:
1. Where are the federal boarding schools, day schools and dormitories located?
2. Where are public schools located that have an Indian enrollment of twenty-five or more?
3.Do parochial schools indicate where Indian populations are concentrated?
4. What is the total 1963-64 Indian enrollment in public, federal ...


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 ...