The Red Man (Vol. 5, No. 4)

December 1912
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George Vaux Jr. discussed the living conditions amongst the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma  (the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians.) The next article is a poem entitled “The Man Who Wins”, written by Charles R. Barrett. F. H. Abbott, Commissioner of Indian Affairs and author of the next article, wrote about important reforms in Indian administration, including the Dawes Act and other appropriations of land. The next article, by D. C. McCurtain, discussed three recent court cases that allowed Indian lands to be freed from taxation. The final article, written by Milton Fairchild was about moral education in Indian schools. In the legends, stories, and customs section Flora E. Jones wrote about a Seneca legend of true friendship, and Emma M. Newashe wrote of a Sac & Fox legend on the merman’s prophecy. The editorial comment portion included the death announcement of Albert K. Smiley. Other topics such as the athletic season, and home building were discussed. Lastly, appeared information on ex-students and graduates. 

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