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  1. Last 7 days
    1. utIthinkthatasystemorhabitofdoingthiswouldbeunjudicious,andattendedwithvariousevilsmorethanoutweighing,inthelongrun,allthegoodwhichitwouldeffe

      Mr. Greene doesn't want the missionaries giving out gifts often because it taints the message

    2. whoaimataradicalintellectual&moralimprovementitcan

      the missionaries want to establish a radical intellectual & moral improvement

    3. ightitnotbefortheinterestofthecausetocalloneofushomefortwoorthreemonths,ofwecanbespared,toconsultwiththeCommitteeandmakeeffortstoobtainlabourersforthisne

      Hall is suggesting sending missionaries back to Boston for a few months to have them talk to the committee and obtain new people for labor

      he also wants to keep the newly built houses in the hands of the committee and lend them to the Natives

    4. heinnuencetheCatholicsareexertingisbecomingmoreapparenteveryyea

      the missionaries believe that the Catholic influence is increasing every year

  2. Sep 2019
    1. hopeofhavingapermanentmissionaryintheirlocalitypleasedthemimmesely.Theyshowedmetheplacewheretheywishedtohavethemissionchurchndthehomeofthemissionary

      Baraga claims that the Natives at Fond du Lac desperately want a missionary to reside there permanently

    2. cannotlabormuchinwinter,atthetimethatthepportunityoffereditselfIhadnothingint

      Baraga states that the winter months are essentially useless to missionaries

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  3. Aug 2019
    1. Largeandshowyplatesanswerthemostvaluablepurpos

      the fact that the missionaries need colorful plates to get the Natives attention suggests that the Natives are not truly interested in being converted

    2. TwonativeyoungmenoftheMethodistconnexionarespendingthewinteratthisplace.Theyareinvaluableassistantsninourwork.TheyweresentoutbytheMethodistEpiscopalSocietyasnativemissionariesorexhorte

      two Native missionaries sent out by the Methodist Episcopal Society

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    1. Andbythebye,I.havenotmention-edthatI.hadahelper.TheMethodistssentout3YoungmentogotoLac.Courterei

      Ely has 3 helpers for working the school

    2. precedenthasbeenestablished,&theScripturesarebeingdailyreadtot

      precedent of reading scripture to Natives every night

    3. ostundividedattentiontothelanguage

      the learning of the Ojibwe language should be paramount to at least one of the present missionaries

    4. Thehabitsoflifeandcharacte

      The nomadic lifestyle of the Ojibwe means that preachers must travel from house to house

    5. FondduLacistherefo

      Fond du Lac is without missionaries in September 1835

    6. anuscriptsRelatingtotheDavidGreenetoS.Hall,IamgladtonndthatyoudcdespondingalightasMrFewithMr.StuartduringthevgreatestanxietynowisI‘E‘Sptcatechists.Ididhopetosendespairofnowsendingonewithoutapreacher;&theheforareleasebeforeanotherNorthwestMission

      The Northwest missions are low on men, and the church, while willing to provide funds, does not attempt to provide actual missionaries

    7. reinthehabitofkeepingamistres

      Missionaries should not live alone because it will be assumed that they have taken a mistress - this is why most missionaries are actually Mission Families

    8. Butexperiencehadtaughtme,thattoresideinatradersfamily,howeverImightbecalledaMissionary,yetitwasimpossibletoremovetheimpressionfromtheInds.Mind,thatIwasinterestedinthetrad

      The Ojibwe don't separate between missionaries and traders

    1. esicknccnwhichprevailedamongtheIndian038lastsummerwasinconaequcnoeofourcomingintothecountryandthothehissionaricewouldbringsick—noesupontheIndianaaloe"

      Natives believe missionaries bring sickness

    2. urruilty,ruinedstatebynatureIendoau-ouredtosetbeforehim,andtoTh0?hintheabsolutenecessityofrepentance&theinfinito14:0rtnnooofit

      insight into what Missionaries tell the Natives about God

    3. neanydevoteconaid-arableof113timetoscatteringabnnndtheaecddnflir

      wants two males missionaries so that one can be a traveling preacher essentially

    4. eplanwhichwehaveformedwouldplaceourordainedmissionary&hiswife,withaninterpreterafemaleteachers,&perhapsanotherfemalehelper,atLaPointe;acatechistandafemaleteacheratYellowLake;&anordainedmissionary&amaleteacheratSandyLake,withtheexpectationthattheformerwillvisitLeechLake,&perhaps,spendaconsiderableportionoftheyearthere,preparingthewayforapermanentestablishmenttherenext

      proposed division of labor for the various missions: ordained missionary, his wife, an interpreter, female teachers (La Pointe): catechist, female teacher (Yellow Lake): ordained missionary, male teacher (Sandy Lake and Leech Lake)

    5. Itisthereforeofthefirstimportancethatthemission—ariessenttothiscountryshouldpossessthemselvesoftheOjibwalanguageassoonaspossible

      missionaries should speak Ojibwe

    6. hemissionaryshouldfollowtheIndian’inhiswanderingsandpreachtohimthegospel

      it should be the job of the missionary to travel with the Native and preach

    7. heheadtradersundertheA.F.Companywouldgenerallyfavourmissionsinthiscountry.Mostofthemwouldencouragemissionariestocomehere,andsomeofthemwouldcontributeconsiderabletotheirsupp

      traders encourage missions and missionaries

    8. thereforemucheasiertoproducesuchaconversionastheCatholicsaimtoeffect,thantoconvertthemtrulytothegosp

      it will be easier for the missionaries to convert just the image of the Native to Christian, rather than to convert their actual faith

    9. ehavefoundthemosteffectualwayofpreachingtotheIn-dianstobefromhousetohous

      visiting houses is the most effective way for the missionaries to Christianize

    1. Seneoas,Oneidas&StockbridgeInd

      Missionaries also currently at villages in Canada, as well as with the Senecas, Oneidas, and Stockbridge Bands

    2. pisnopaluhuguhLJvct«r'1'31..1ricuhave,(ousraJones&Cochran.ErJonesisaSolohmun,¢mwdoftalents,&officiataaaschaplainforthsdudaonaBayCompa

      Red River Settlement as two Episcopal Missionaries: M Jones (who is a wolohuan (Man of Talents) and chaplain for the Hudson Bay Company) and M Cochran

  4. Jun 2019
    1. AboutItA.H.hieut.Allencameup,havingenoampedsome13or14ms.inourrear.At3P.X.IpreachedinEnliahtoaboutonethirdofourpartyxAt59.3.mostofthemenassembledtowhomhrJohnstonreadaportionofScript.inFrenchfromabioh.Iremarked.HeafterwardsreadthetractentitledLooden;Chiming.Alllistenedwithmuchapparentintatght.ButIsoonwitnessedthatourroading&preach-ingN15ofbutlittleavail.Themensoongtéthihégitéfthoifsports,5..lv:heavingthequoit&treetling

      expedition preaches and reads scripture to 13 or 14 Natives - they listen, but then return to their "sports"

    2. Theremustnotbelargesecularestablishments,agriculturalormechanical,connectedwiththecontemplatedmission.Theseestablishments,generally,incaseswheretheyhavebeenconnectedwiththestations,havescarcelysupportedthemselves;whiletheyhaverenderedlargemissionfamiliesnecessary,giventothestationsanappearanceofwealthandostentation,occasionedmuchperplexity&labor,&inmanycases,jealousies&dissentions.Ourmissionariesaregenerallywearyofthem,&disposedtorelinquishthem

      the mission itself shouldn't be large or have agricultural goals for itself, it's too much work and causes tension

    3. tis,infact,onlyaswecanadvancetheirspiritualimprovement,thatwehaveanysurefoundationforamelioratingtheircivilconditio

      missionaries saw "spiritual improvement" as the only way to civilize the Natives

    4. WeshallneverneedalargemissionfamilyheretoconductthestationonthepresentplanoftheBoard

      only need / is sustainable for a small missionary family

    5. benentstheywouldderivefromhavingschoolsandinreceivingthegospel,andtoldthemtheadvantagesoftheircultivatingtheirland.TheysaidthatwhatIhadtoldthemwasalltrue,andverygood.

      objectives: schools, gospel, land cultivation