The Life And Letters Of Bishop Hare; Apostle To The Sioux

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byWilliam Hobart Hare

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... IX FRUITS OF EXPERIENCE 1891-1908 THE preceding pages have been devoted chiefly to the methods by which Bishop Hare did his work for Indians and others, to typical experiences, to illustrations of spirit and character. It is time to take account of results. These may be divided into two broad classes--the outward things, or those which happened, and the inward, or those which expressed themselves in ripened thought and expression. Of the things which happened, the change in the general condition of the Indians was the most important. The increase of government schools, the existence of such institutions as Hampton and Carlisle, the work of the schools and missions of Protestant bodies and of the Homan Catholic Church, all these influences joined their weight to those directed by Bishop Hare for the betterment of the race. From the first he had raised his voice against the reservation system as a permanent arrangement In his seventeenth annual report (1889)--the year in which a special statute, following the Dawes Allotment Act of February, 1887, prepared the way for the opening of about 11,000,000 acres to white settlers--he announced as "an achievement of incalculable value" the completion of the plan to break up the Great Sioux Reservation into seven smaller reservations. "Time will show," he wrote, "whether the world or the Church will be the more on the alert to take advantage of the occasion. The Indian's state of mind, meanwhile, is one of uncertainty and almost consternation; like that of men on a vast ice-floe which is about to break up into smaller cakes under the action of the wind. God give grace to me and the noble men and women associated with me to make us equal to this great emergency." In his report for the next year he chronicled the acco...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... IX FRUITS OF EXPERIENCE 1891-1908 THE preceding pages have been devoted chiefly to the methods by which Bishop Hare did his wo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217332501

ISBN - 13:9780217332507

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