Senator Quarles had great success hunting, especially duck
hunting, on the Native American reservations in northern Wisconsin
and Minnesota. He discussed with the locals arranging a large hunt
for next year and invites President Roosevelt to join him.
Duck shooting; Hunting; Indian reservations; Wisconsin; Minnesota
Permit issued to Vice President Roosevelt for "visiting and hunting" on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Signed by John R. Brennan, Indian Agent.
Hunting--U.S. states; Indian reservations; South Dakota--Pine Ridge Indian Reservation; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
President Roosevelt has been discussing potential land leases at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and is concerned that the leases will become "more than temporary expedients." Roosevelt's ultimate goal is to have Native Americans be "productive occupiers of their own lands."
Indians of North America; Indian reservations; Leases; United States--Standing Rock Indian Reservation; Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940
Letter of introduction for John N. Simpson. Simpson has new thoughts regarding cattle leasing on the Comanche and Kiowa reservations.
Comanche Indians; Kiowa Indians; Indians of North America; Indian reservations; Etiquette; Cattle trade; Simpson, John Nicholas, 1845-1920
The reservation residents, represented by Thunder Hawk, did not want to provide a lease for part of their land to the railroad. They were forced to do this and then the leased land was marked off in Washington without their input. Agent Bingenheimer claims he was going to take their input but marking off the leased land was done by his superiors without consulting him.
Indians of North America; Indian reservations; Leases; Railroads; South Dakota--Bullhead
President Roosevelt believes that the grazing land on reservations should be held in severalty but would like to have the severalty for groups rather than individuals.
Indians of North America; Indian reservations--Management; Grazing--Management; United States. Office of Indian Affairs
After conversations with Secretary Hitchcock and Hart Merriam, President Roosevelt is convinced that William Jones's position is correct regarding the land leases on Native American reservations.
Indians of North America; Indian reservations--Management; Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1835-1909; Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942; Jones, William Atkinson, 1849-1918
George Bird Grinnell initially declined Samuel Brosius's offer
to investigate the conditions at Standing Rock Indian Reservation
because traveling to the reservation is very inconvenient. However,
if Grinnell is appointed by President Roosevelt to investigate, he
will go out of a sense of duty. Grinnell suggests times when he can
meet with the president the following week.
Indian reservations; Indians of North America; United States--Standing Rock Indian Reservation; Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1936
George Bird Grinnell will be traveling to the Standing Rock
Indian Reservation but wishes to meet with President Roosevelt
beforehand to ascertain his views and seek advice. Of special
concern to Grinnell is the date that the Walker and Lemon leases
were drawn up.
Indian reservations; Indians of North America--Land tenure; Indians of North America; United States--Standing Rock Indian Reservation
President Roosevelt has been informed that Luther Sage Kelly might accept a Native American agency and Roosevelt favors his appointment.
Local officials and employees--Selection and appointment; Indian reservations; Kelly, Luther S. (Luther Sage), 1849-1928
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