Stories from Indian wigwams and northern camp-fires by Egerton Ryerson YoungStories from Indian wigwams and northern camp-fires by Egerton Ryerson Young

Stories from Indian wigwams and northern camp-fires

byEgerton Ryerson Young

Paperback | January 15, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1892. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. HAPPY ROUTINE DUTIES--SURRENDER OF THE HUDSON BAY' COMPANY'S CHARTER--AN INCREASE OF OUR RESPONSIBILITIES REVERENCE FOR. THE SABBATH AND LOVE FOR AN D GOOD ATTEN DANCE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD PAPOOSES HUNG ON THE WALLS STORY OF THE MISSIONARY'S SER-MON ON SABBATH OBSERVANCE AND WHAT RESULTED--THE SHATTERED HAND THE WOUNDED MAN'S TESTIMONY HIS CONVERSION AND DEATH THE BRAVE SABBATH-KEEPING GUIDE TIIH SINKING OF THE SHIP--INDIANS DEEPLY IMPRESSED--ANOTHER ARGUMENT FOR THE SANC-TITY OF THE SABBATH THE BRIGADE OF BOATS--THE INLAND FUR-TRADE PORTAGING MARVELOUS STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE OF THE TRIP-MEN--DR. TAYLOR'S TESTI-MONY THE PRACTICAL TESTING OF THE QUESTION BE-TWEEN THE SABBATH-KEEPING AND NON-SABBATH-KEEP-ING BRIGADES--THE CAMP-FIRE STORY THE SABBATH VINDICATED. CtOOX after our arrival we were on friendly terms with all, and the blessing of Heaven rested upon our efforts. The good work hegun by noble men and women who years before had penetrated into these remote regions and amid many privations had commenced the seed-sowing was now yielding the welcome harvest. May the sowers and the reapers by and by rejoice together! With my faithful interpreter, Timothy Bear, I visited from house to house and wigwam to wigwam. An almost universal desire to accept the white man's way had taken possession of these Indians, and so there was but little opposition. Even old Tapastanum, the conjurer, became friendly and frequently called to have a talk over a cup of tea. Thus the blessed work extended and increased until the Sabbath congregation amounted to several hundreds and the Sabbath and day schools were in a prosperous condition. As the Indians have so little literature in their own language we had both Indian and English taught in the day-schools, the latter, howe...
Title:Stories from Indian wigwams and northern camp-firesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217881459

ISBN - 13:9780217881456