The Red Man (Vol. 4, No. 7)

March 1912

Alanson Skinner, of the American Museum of Natural History, discussed the history of the Menominee people beginning in 1634 when Jean Nicollet came upon the Menominee. The customs of the Menominee were also discussed. The next article, written by J. W. Reynolds gave examples of Indian farm work. Superintendent Moses Friedman discussed the practical results of education on Indian students at Carlisle. He wrote about the reports on graduates and their various successes in different career paths. Fayette A. McKenzie, Special Agent of United States Indian Census, discussed census data tied to citizenship of Indians. He mentioned population rates, as well as tax rates for Indians between 1880 and 1910. Ernestine Venne wrote about the Chippewa Nation, specifically on Chippewa marriage traditions. In the editorial comment section the progress made by Indians in farming and the necessity of Indians to hold on to their property was discussed.

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