San Juan School Annual Reports, 1926


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Annual Report, 1926. San Juan Agency. some other Navajo from getting it. The Oil Companies have Reid Navajos of this vicinity during the past year over $ 75, 000. 00 for abor and freighting. Fifty car loads of the four inch pipe were unloaded at Farmington by Neve jos and by then hauled to destination. No. 17 well on the Rattlesnake lease was started with 20 inch casing and the Navajos handled that as readily and as easily apprently as they handled the four inch pipe line. They have become expert in this work and like it. P O P U LA T I O IN, n The Navajo Tribe, as a whole, has what is designated as a Tribal Council, consisting of twelve delegates and twelve alternates apportioned among and selected from the different jurisdictions. The representatives from the San dun jurisdiction are without exception reliable, in telligent, trustworthy, progressive men. They are a help to the Superintendent in the administration of affairs. These Indians have never had any funds except such as they have been able to secure through their own efforts. - 39-

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