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Subject

California Indians

Description

A June 23, 1927, letter from L. A. Dorrington, Superintendent of the Sacramento Indian Agency, to the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the purchase of land for homeless California Indians. Detailed 25-page report listing the number of Indians in each band identified in each county and advising as to whether it would be necessary to purchase public land for them. Dorrington expressed concern about the failure of certain bands to adequately develop the land noting that in some instances the need for provision of adequate water supply for domestic use, proper fencing and construction of better homes.

Source

United States National Archives

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PDF

Language

English

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Education | Law | Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Paper

Document Type

Report

1927 - Letter to U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding Homeless California Indians

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