Noble, Wretched, & Redeemable: Protestant Missionaries to the Indians in Canada and the United States, 1820-1900

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SUBJECT INDEX
"Act for the Gradual Civilization of the Indian Tribes of Canada", 118
Algonquin family (of Indians), 208
American Anthropological Society, 201
American Anthropologist, 194
American Baptist Missionary Union, 14, 17, 39, 62, 116
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 14, 15, 16, 23, 25, 199; on assimilation, 22; and government, 111, 114; on missionary education, 27; on native languages, 62, 71, 82; on selfsufficient missions, 106-107, 109, 110; and Spalding, 146; Treat's article, 117; and Marcus Whitman, 47, 48, 49
American Antiquarian, 197
American Folklore Society, 197, 198, 201
Annual Report for the Niobrara Mission, 1883, 109
Antiquarian, 194, 198
"Appeal for the Native Race, Settlers and Miners of British Columbia", 115
Bagot Commission, 38
Baptists, 27
Bible: as a base for monogenetic theory, 32, 35; as a conversion tool, 66; translations into native languages, 62-63
Bible Society, 76
Blood Indians, 188
Brainerd Mission, 111
British Association, 188, 202
British Columbia, 123, 166, 171-172; gold crisis, 118-119
Bureau of Ethnology, 195, 197
Bureau of Indian Affairs, 121, 167
Canada: act of 1850, 177-118; Canadian and U.S. frontiers, 121-123; Confederation, 119, 175; Canadian Indian, 154, 175, 183, 192
Canadian Savage Folk, 22, 179, 205
Cannibalism, 152-155, 192-193
Cayuse, 48
Cherokee, 14; language, 82; publications, 19; removal of, 39-40
Chicago Exposition, 201
Chickasaw, 21, 108
Chinook Jargon, 67-68, 70, 84
Chippewa, 82
Choctaw, 19, 108, 110; dictionary, 71, 74; language, 82; removal, 39
Choctaw Academy, 113
Church Missionary Gleaner, 58
Church Missionary Intelligencer and Record, 58

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Table of contents

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  • Title Page ii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - The Great Commission 13
  • Chapter Two - Noble Savages and Wretched Indians 31
  • Chapter Three - Speaking in Tongues 61
  • Chapter Four - Many Tender Tithes 103
  • Chapter Five - Courting the Public 131
  • Chapter Six - Let No Man Rend Asunder 159
  • Chapter Seven - "We Are All Savages" 187
  • Conclusion 211
  • Notes 217
  • Bibliography 249
  • Name Index 275
  • Subject Index 279
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