The Indians all over this continent had names, traditions, religions, ceremonies, feasts, prayers, songs, dances all, more or less, with symbolism and allegory, adapted to circumstances, just as all other races of mankind. But the world has become so familiar with the continued and ridiculous publications in regard to everything touching upon that race of people that a universal doubt has long since been created and established as to the possibility of refinement of thought and nobleness of action ever having existed among the North American Indian race, ancient or modern; and so little of truth has also been learned
Location: Leake County MS
A transcription of Redwater Indian School in Leake County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.
A transcription of Native Americans residing in Leake County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.