35 Matching Annotations
  1. Jun 2019
    1. guébhInini,'th§pibusnativefratthe"antremainsatthePointwithBr.H.&ItruatwillbeofmuchAidinimpartinganin—tcrusttothereligioua'meetinga,ashecanuddreeatheInds.&prayintheirosnlangu

      Poguoch Inini stays with Mr. H to pray to the Natives in their own language (but not their religion)

    2. heInds.have:ehbampon.thisIsland,froasuperatitiouaideatheyentertain‘tksitsbaingtharesidenceofthebadSpir

      expedition sees Spirit Island, which is uninhabited by Natives because of belief of a bad spirit there

    3. heSchoolissmallr-10or13onlyattend&thosenotregular.Itismuchembarrusoodforthewunhof.ateacher,whosetimecanbemostlfdevotedtoit

      the school at this area is small, with irregular attendance (from both students and teacher)

    4. heoats,barloypeas&potatoeslookwell&ffordtheromioef1goodcrop.Earthofi£:§;e§r.hasplantedasmallpieceofcornforanexperiment.Idoubtzhother-it,illcometomuch.Thegroundwasnotwellprepared.Ithinkhoweverthesoil,which131mixtureofrodclayesand,ifwellmanurcd,canbemadetoproducecorn.Thegrazeiszuffoxingmuchfortherentofr.in.thinduatry&econ—omyIamsatixfiedthatmost,ifnot111,ofthevegetablesnecessaryforthesupportofafamily,canberaisedhere

      the writers notes how the cropland of Mr. W - with some "industry and economy" can be made to sustain a small mission family

    5. AfterDoct..vaccinatectheIndc.prezent,hoembarkedinacanoeforthenotoVaccinaho.la.werethe

      at an exchange of gifts, the Natives present are vaccinated and those in the gardens are looked for to be vaccinated

    6. istorH111infinehalth&spirit

      Same Hall as before with childbirth complications?

    7. isonthisrivarabout3ms.fromthemouthofwhichtththeInds.tolongin‘toth.LaPointband,maketheirgarden
    8. P.B

      a young Native was denied marriage to a "squaw", who was instead "given" to a "half-breed" - the Native shot the half-breed, escaped custody and is at large

    9. PoguoohInini,thepiousnatIVe

      the expedition has a religious interpreter - Poguoch Inini

    10. r8.nowtoldthem:hoIwas.&thatastheirfriend&hisfriend,hehadinvitedmotnaooo)anyhimonhisvisittot.Hespoketothemontheimportanceoftheirhaaeainglearnintotofcultivatingtheirlands&havinschoolsfortheirhildr.Ithenreadtothemsome'ortionaofScrip.fromtranlanwhichIhad&expressedtothem,throuhtheInterpreter,htohris.uubliowerenowdoingfor:eroftheirneoplo,&*h~ttheirfriendswouldarelongsendsomeonetoinstructtheir3hidron.&tellthemabout“0d&JanusChrist&heavoniftheydosiradit.-muatfirstcollootallbigband&tal‘TheChiefrepliedthihhehinaol.hadnochildren,ithathewiththembeforohecoul

      the expedition expresses to the Natives the importance of cultivating their land and building a school, the writer reads them scripture

    11. isitfromtheirFather.Thisistheaxpollationbywhichthey11call1'3

      one of the leaders of the expedition (Mr. C) is known to the Natives as their "Father"

    12. nhisneckhunghisdeceasedfathcrsmedal&silvergorge,thelatterofwhichwasintheformofahalf—moon.

      son of dead chief wears his medals

    13. reachedtheInd.villageatthemouthoftheErwin.agan.ThechiefhoistedtheAmericanFlagasweneared,whilehis'youngmenstandbyviththcirmuskctatocivcustheaalune

      Native "village at the mouth of the Antin-agon" - the chief raised an american flag and the young men saluted with muskets as the expedition approached

    14. 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"

    15. KineuinonPortage

      expedition reaches Kineuinon Portage on June 17, 1832

    16. ogronourSiohagainstthoSioux's

      Local tribes preparing for war against Sioux

    17. 9nofnoagééio§k3“&IgoéoliéaufromLaoduFlambeou,onthoirraytoHainirgq;ffnr6gingormgusthatrhoIndo.

      Mesars Oaks and Beaulieau from Lao de Flambeau, headed to Maokinaw

    18. menexetoPreaque~1ele,asmallbanddnuInég‘he&e;nQ§iha

      Presque-isle, 30 Natives

    19. OurIndianmeetinghasbeenattendedbyafewonly,exceptthechildrenwhobelongtotheschool.TheIndians,whenhere,havenotfeltmuchinterestincomingtohear.Thehearershavebeenprincipallyfemaleswhichbelongtothecivilizedfamilieshere

      most Natives don't come to meetings (only children and females of "civilized families"

    20. Mr.Warre

      Mr. Warren helps provide for the mission; furniture, a cow, house space, firewood, produce from agriculture, labour

    21. Mrs.Hall,afterachildbedconnnement,hadaseverentofsicknessinconsequenceofanimposthumatedbreast.Shehasnowsofarrecoveredastoenjoycomfortablehealth,thoughshehasnotfullyregainedherstrength

      Mrs. Hall was bed-ridden after a birth complication of an "imposthumated breast". She had a "severe fit of sickness" because of it, but returned to comfortable health, although not strength.

    22. DavidGreenetoShermanHallandWilliamBoutwell,Boston,June10,1832.[don'twanttoincurlargeexpensesontheinteriormissions.Providesguidelinesforminimizingcosts.First,thatthereshouldbenoboardingschoolsrunattheBoard'sexpense.]2.Theremustnotbelargesecularestablishments,agriculturalormechanical,connectedwiththecontemplatedmission.Theseestablishments,generally,incaseswheretheyhavebeenconnectedwiththestations,havescarcelysupportedthemselves;whiletheyhaverenderedlargemissionfamiliesnecessary,giventothestationsanappearanceofwealthandostentation,occasionedmuchperplexity&labor,&inmanycases,jealousies&dissentions.Ourmissionariesaregenerallywearyofthem,&disposedtorelinquishthe

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    23. 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

    24. noboardingschoolsrunattheBoard'sexpense

      Board shouldn't pay for schools

    25. LaPointe,YellowLake,Pokegama,(OjibweMissions)Schoolcraft,extractfromalettertoWilliamBoutwell,quotedinBoutwelltoDavidGreene,Mackinaw,March7,1832Itis,infact,onlyaswecanadvancetheirspiritualimprovement,thatwehaveanysurefoundationforamelioratingtheircivilcondition.H.R.SchoolcrafttoDavidGreene,SaultSte.Marie,February25th,1832.ObjectsconnectedwiththepoliticalconditionoftheChippewaysinhabitingtheupperMississippi,haveinducedtheDepartmentofWartonotifymethatitisdeemedimportantIshouldvisitthesebands,duringtheensuingseason.Theopportunitywillbefavourableforinquiringintotheirmoral,aswellaspoliticalnecessities.Andtheregionis,onseveralaccounts,averyattractiveneldofevangelicalobservation.HavingbeeninformedthattheAmericanBoardhavedirectedtheirattentiontothishithertoneglectedquarter,andthatitisinaccordancewiththeirwishestoprocureauthenticinformationrespectingit,IhaveinvitedtheRev'dMrBoutwelltoaccompanyme,feelingpersonally,adeepinterestinthesuccessoftheireffortstobettertheconditionoftheChippewanation.PlacedbytheGovernmentasanAgenttothispeople,theiradvancementinthescaleofmoral&accountablebeings,istome,anobjectofhighimportance.AndIknownotwhatcouldhavesodirectaninnuenceinraisingthemtothedignityoflife,astheintroductionofChristianity[sic].Iamquitesatisnedthattheirpolitical,mustresultfromtheirmoralmelioration.Andthatallourattemptsinthewayofagriculture,schooling&themechanicarts,areliabletomiscarry&producenopermanentgood,unlesstheIndianmindcanbepurinedbygospeltruth,andcleansedfromthebesettingsinofabeliefinmagic,&fromidolatry&spirit-worshi

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    26. PlacedbytheGovernmentasanAgenttothispeople,theiradvancementinthescaleofmoral&accountablebeings,istome,anobjectofhighimportance.AndIknownotwhatcouldhavesodirectaninnuenceinraisingthemtothedignityoflife,astheintroductionofChristianity[sic].Iamquitesatisnedthattheirpolitical,mustresultfromtheirmoralmelioration.Andthatallourattemptsinthewayofagriculture,schooling&themechanicarts,areliabletomiscarry&producenopermanentgood,unlesstheIndianmindcanbepurinedbygospeltruth,andcleansedfromthebesettingsinofabeliefinmagic,&fromidolatry&spirit-worship

      the only way to improve all aspects of Native life (agriculture and politics mentioned) is to Christianize them calls their current practices "the besetting sin of the belief in magic" and "idolatry & spirit-worship"

    27. ObjectsconnectedwiththepoliticalconditionoftheChippewaysinhabitingtheupperMississippi,haveinducedtheDepartmentofWartonotifymethatitisdeemedimportantIshouldvisitthesebands,duringtheensuingseason.Theopportunitywillbefavourableforinquiringintotheirmoral,aswellaspoliticalnecessities.Andtheregionis,onseveralaccounts,averyattractivefieldofevangelicalobservation.HavingbeeninformedthattheAmericanBoardhavedirectedtheirattentiontothishithertoneglectedquarter,andthatitisinaccordancewiththeirwishestoprocureauthenticinformationrespectingit,IhaveinvitedtheRev'dMrBoutwelltoaccompanyme,feelingpersonally,adeepinterestinthesuccessoftheireffortstobettertheconditionoftheChippewanation

      Board sent HR Schoolcraft to "neglected" Chippeway territory to gather information about the area (viability of missionaries?)

    28. tis,infact,onlyaswecanadvancetheirspiritualimprovement,thatwehaveanysurefoundationforamelioratingtheircivilconditio

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

    29. persontravelling[sic]inthisregion,isobligedtosubmittomanyinconveniences

      travel is difficult: this passage narrates what a family must do to have some comfort on long distance travels

    30. persontravelling[sic]inthisregion,isobligedtosubmittomanyinconveniences.

      travel is difficult in the region: this passage narrates the things each family does to have some level of comfort on long trips

    31. WeshallneverneedalargemissionfamilyheretoconductthestationonthepresentplanoftheBoard

      only need / is sustainable for a small missionary family

    32. benentstheywouldderivefromhavingschoolsandinreceivingthegospel,andtoldthemtheadvantagesoftheircultivatingtheirland.TheysaidthatwhatIhadtoldthemwasalltrue,andverygood.

      objectives: schools, gospel, land cultivation

    33. conversepleasantlyandfreely

      no animosity reported

    34. twillbedifnculttokeepchildrenlongatschoolamongtheseIndians,unlesstheyarefed,onaccountoftheirmigratoryhabitsandthedifncultyofobtainingprovision.Manyofthemresideatseveraldifferentplacesduringtheyear

      expect low attendance because of hunger and migration

    35. WithregardtoourprospectsforimmediatelybenentingtheIndians,Ihardlyknowwhattosay.

      sent by the Board to educate them and build a school