Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library
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Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Bah Kho-je (Iowa), Modoc, Kickapoo, Jiwere (Otoe), Shawnee, Wahzhazhe (Osage) and other Native American peoples. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize Native Americans, improve living conditions, Native American education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Native...