San Juan School Annual Reports, 1924


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Annual Report, 1924 San Juan Agency L. P. Brink, a pioneer in the Navajo Mission work. IMr. Brink speaks the Navajo language fluently and the Mission is active, affecting not alone the Toadlena Boarding School and imne diate vicinity, but reaching out far into the camps in all directions At Shiprock, where the San Juan Boarding School and Agency are located, the Presbyterian Church main teins the Rev. C. L. Carp bell. Mr. Campbell has been at this station for eight years and nis work, augmented by that of his wife, is excellent among the school children. This church also owns and operates a hospital at Red Rocks where a nurse has been mair tained through out the year and a Physician since January. The Presbyterians also maintain a Mission Station at Tees Nos Pos, where they have a residence for the missionary, also a residence for an inter preter and a chapel. This station is under the supervision of the Rev. A bney and his wife who are doirig splendid work Out near the western end of the jurisdiction live " the Holcombs", nissionaries, representing the Plymouth Bre the ern and they are missionaries in the truest sense of the term The family consists of Mir. and Mrs. H. A. Holcomb, elderly people approaching the three score year and ten" mark, their daughter, Miss Clara, a woman well under middle age, and Miss Florence Barker, a graduate nurse. Miss Holcomb speaks the Navajo fluently and Miss Barker has a working knowledge of it. They cover, and cover thoroughly, a radius of fifteen miles from their residence which is an abandoned InternLBERICHORSESHAREINER

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